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Letter to the Editor: Largely Unchanged Annual Incidence and Overall Survival of Pleural Mesothelioma in the USA

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All of the authors are employed by Cardno ChemRisk, a consulting firm that provides scientific advice to the government, corporations, law firms, and various scientific/professional organizations. This manuscript was prepared and written exclusively by the authors, and no external funding was received for this study. No organizations other than Cardno ChemRisk were aware of the preparation of this manuscript, and no other organizations other than Cardno ChemRisk reviewed any part of this manuscript prior to its submission for publication. All of the authors have provided scientific consulting services to law firms representing defendants in litigation addressing alleged health effects of talc and asbestos exposures.

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Lauer, D.J., Mundt, K.A., Thompson, W.J. et al. Letter to the Editor: Largely Unchanged Annual Incidence and Overall Survival of Pleural Mesothelioma in the USA. World J Surg 44, 4279–4280 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-020-05737-2

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