Radon daughter exposures at the Radium Hill uranium mine and lung cancer rates among former workers, 1952–87

  title={Radon daughter exposures at the Radium Hill uranium mine and lung cancer rates among former workers, 1952–87},
  author={Alistair Woodward and David M Roder and Anthony J. McMichael and P. Crouch and Arul Mylvaganam},
  journal={Cancer Causes \& Control},
The aim of this historical (retrospective) cohort study was to investigate the relation between occupational exposure to radon daughters and subsequent mortality from lung cancer. Participants were former workers from the Radium Hill uranium mine, which operated in eastern South Australia from 1952 to 1961. A total of 2,574 workers were identified from mine records. Exposures to radon daughters were estimated from historical records of radon gas concentrations in the mine and from individual… 
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