Study links residential radon exposure to hematologic cancers in women

Posted by on April 28, 2016 5:22 pm
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A new report finds a statistically-significant, positive association between high levels of residential radon and the risk of hematologic (blood) cancer in women. Radon is a naturally occurring byproduct of the decay of radium, and is a known human lung carcinogen, the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.

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