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Mesothelioma
  1. R Rudd1,
  2. J Moore-Gillon2,
  3. M Muers3
  1. 1Medical Oncology Department, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London EC1A 7BE, UK; R.M.Rudd@qmul.ac.uk
  2. 2Respiratory Medicine Department, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London EC1A 7BE, UK
  3. 3Respiratory Unit, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK; amanda.jones@leedsth.nhs.uk

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We write as the three medical witnesses who provided evidence (all in writing, two orally) to the Court in the case referred to by Professor Seaton. Essentially we agree with his analysis. The medical evidence presented to the Court made it clear that the risk of mesothelioma increases in relation to the dose of asbestos and that it is not possible to identify the particular fibre or fibres …

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