Lung cancer in never-smokers: a case-control study in a radon-prone area (Galicia, Spain).

@article{TorresDurn2014LungCI,
  title={Lung cancer in never-smokers: a case-control study in a radon-prone area (Galicia, Spain).},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Torres-Dur{\'a}n and Alberto Ruano-Ravina and Isaura Parente-Lamelas and Virginia Leiro-Fern{\'a}ndez and Jos{\'e} Abal-Arca and Carmen Montero-Mart{\'i}nez and Carolina Pena-{\'A}lvarez and Francisco Javier Gonz{\'a}lez-Barcala and Olalla Castro-A{\~n}{\'o}n and Antonio Golpe-G{\'o}mez and Cristina Mart{\'i}nez and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Mejuto-Mart{\'i} and Alberto Fern{\'a}ndez-Villar and Juan Miguel Barros-Dios},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={994-1001}
}
The aim of the study was to assess the effect of residential radon exposure on the risk of lung cancer in never-smokers and to ascertain if environmental tobacco smoke modifies the effect of residential radon. We designed a multicentre hospital-based case-control study in a radon-prone area (Galicia, Spain). All participants were never-smokers. Cases had an anatomopathologically confirmed primary lung cancer and controls were recruited from individuals undergoing minor, non-oncological surgery… CONTINUE READING
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