Mesothelioma in the Republic of Kazakhstan: a review

Gigiena i Sanitariia. 2008 Sep-Oct;(5):13-7. [Article in Russian] [Link]

Kashanskii SV, Zhetpisbaev BA, Il’derbaev OZ, Ermenbai OT.


The paper presents the results of a review of 69 reports published by Kazakhstan scientists over 50 years. For this period, mesotheliomas were diagnosed in 5 of 14 areas of the country. The basic clinical, demographic, medical, and statistical data are concordant with those published elsewhere on this pathology.