Corporate Corruption of Medical Literature: Asbestos Studies Concealed by W.R. Grace & Co

TitleCorporate Corruption of Medical Literature: Asbestos Studies Concealed by W.R. Grace & Co
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsEgilman, D, Wallace, W, Hom, C
JournalAccountability in Research: Policies & Quality Assurance
Volume6
Issue1/2
Pagination127
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number08989621
Accession Number3979586
KeywordsASBESTOS , BIOETHICS , business , BUSINESS ethics , Corporations , HEALTH , MEDICINE , MESOTHELIOMA , W.R. , Workplace Safety
AbstractReports on W.R. Grace & Co.'s concealment of the results of an animal study showing that tremolite caused mesothelioma, the cancer associated with asbestos. Discovery of asbestos-related lung disease in company miners; Response to tighter federal regulation of asbestos; Decision to prioritize corporate profit over human growth.
NotesEgilman, David; Wallace, Wes; Hom, Candace; Issue Info: Jan1998, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p127; Thesaurus Term: CORPORATIONS -- Corrupt practices; Subject Term: MESOTHELIOMA -- Risk factors; Subject Term: ASBESTOS; Subject Term: HEALTH ; Company/Entity: W.R. Grace & Co. Ticker: GRA; Number of Pages: 21p; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 8113
DOI10.1080/08989629808573923
Short TitleCorporate Corruption of Medical Literature: Asbestos Studies Concealed by W.R. Grace & Co
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