Lung cancer deaths attributable to indoor radon exposure in West Germany.

@article{Steindorf1995LungCD,
  title={Lung cancer deaths attributable to indoor radon exposure in West Germany.},
  author={Karen Steindorf and Jay Lubin and H Erich Wichmann and Heiko Becher},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={485-92}
}
BACKGROUND There is substantial epidemiological and experimental evidence that exposure to radon at levels found in underground mines can cause lung cancer. Although radon levels measured in homes are normally substantially lower, there is concern about the presence of a known lung carcinogen in a residential setting. METHODS Using national survey data on radon concentrations in homes in the former West Germany, the proportion and absolute numbers of lung cancer deaths attributable to radon… CONTINUE READING

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