Funding for this research was provided by:
Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Current research 2012: asbestos project. Operative Unit 2)
Istituto Nazionale per l'Assicurazione Contro Gli Infortuni sul Lavoro (Piano Ricerca 2016-2018, “Programma Speciale Amianto”, Ricerca BRIC id 55, Piano Ricerca 2016-2018, “Programma Speciale Amianto”, Ricerca BRIC id 59)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-08-07
Received: 22 May 2019
Accepted: 30 July 2019
First Online: 7 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The main study was approved by the University of Eastern Piedmont’s Ethical Review Board (authorization CE 112/13, July 12th, 2013), while the principal investigators (PI) of each cohort submitted the individual studies to the corresponding local boards.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.The following authors reported that they served as expert witness in court trials on asbestos related diseases: AA, AB, FB-A, LB, CM, LM, SM, EM, DM, MM, EO, VP, SS.