Mesothelioma incidence, death rates dropped between 1990 and 2019

Between 1990 and 2019, global age-standardized incidence and mortality rates of mesothelioma went down, according to results published in Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
“This study would be useful for policymakers to assess the burden of mesothelioma and carry out appropriate plans against this cancer and its risk factors,” Jonghoon Han, from the College of Medicine at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, and colleagues wrote.
With vital registration and cancer registry data, Han and colleagues estimated and evaluated global, regional and national incidence rates and

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