Abestos Linked To Larynx Cancer There is evidence that asbestos could cause cancer of the larynx, tuesday the Institute of Medication reported. Asbestos has long been associated with lung tumor and mesothelioma, a rare cancer of the liner of the abdominal and chest. The Senate asked the institute, an arm of the National Academy of Sciences, to check out the possibility that other forms of cancer could also be related to the fibrous mineral once widely used for insulation.Risks versus Benefits of CT Screening Figure 2Figure 2Cumulative Screening Outcomes in the Low-Dose CT Group. Shows the overall performance of low-dosage CT screening in cumulative risk groups, beginning with the highest-risk quintile left and expanding the risk group from remaining to best by cumulatively adding the next-highest risk quintile. These cumulative outcomes show two essential observations. First, individuals at highest risk for lung-cancer death accounted for a disproportionate share of the benefits of low-dose CT screening .