This trial is active and currently recruiting.
How to Participate
For more information, call 303.398.1187 or complete the form below.
Who Can Participate
Adults who have at least five years of work as a miner or who have been exposed to mineral dusts such as silica and who have evidence of lung disease due to mineral dust exposures may be eligible to participate. Medical and work history, chest imaging, pulmonary function testing or any available lung tissue specimens will be collected and analyzed. Family members may donate the lung tissue of a deceased relative if it was saved at a hospital or other health care facility.
Estimated Time Commitment
45-min phone call, followed by 30-min phone calls.
A 45-minute phone call at beginning of study, with follow-up 30-minute phone interviews every three to five years thereafter.