Residential radon in Canada: an uncertainty analysis of population and individual lung cancer risk.

@article{Brand2005ResidentialRI,
  title={Residential radon in Canada: an uncertainty analysis of population and individual lung cancer risk.},
  author={Kevin Brand and Jan M Zielinski and Daniel Krewski},
  journal={Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={253-69}
}
Following a comprehensive evaluation of the health risks of radon, the U.S. National Research Council (US-NRC) concluded that the radon inside the homes of U.S. residents is an important cause of lung cancer. To assess lung cancer risks associated with radon exposure in Canadian homes, we apply the new (US-NRC) techniques, tailoring assumptions to the Canadian context. A two-dimensional uncertainty analysis is used to provide both population-based (population attributable risk, PAR; excess… CONTINUE READING

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