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Banning artificial stone could prevent 100 lung cancers and 1,000 cases of silicosis, where dust scars the lungs

By Renee Carey, Senior Research Fellow, Curtin University
Lin Fritschi, Professor of Epidemiology, Curtin University
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Artificial stone, which is used mainly for kitchen benchtops, is a potent source of silica dust, which can scar the lung and cause lung cancer. Banning artificial stone could save lives.The Conversation

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