Attributable risk of lung cancer deaths due to indoor radon exposure

  title={Attributable risk of lung cancer deaths due to indoor radon exposure},
  author={Si-Heon Kim and Won Ju Hwang and Jeong-Sook Cho and Dae Ryong Kang},
  booktitle={Annals of occupational and environmental medicine},
Exposure to radon gas is the second most common cause of lung cancer after smoking. A large number of studies have reported that exposure to indoor radon, even at low concentrations, is associated with lung cancer in the general population. This paper reviewed studies from several countries to assess the attributable risk (AR) of lung cancer death due to indoor radon exposure and the effect of radon mitigation thereon. Worldwide, 3-20 % of all lung cancer deaths are likely caused by indoor… CONTINUE READING

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