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2011-11-14 22:43:30

A new study published this week suggests that a link may exist between radon exposure and non-melanoma skin cancer A new study published this week suggests that a link may exist between radon exposure and non-melanoma skin cancer. Researchers from the European Centre for Environment & Human Health (part of the Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry) have detected a connection following analysis of data on radon exposure and skin cancer cases from across southwest England. The...

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2009-09-23 06:20:00

In light of the fact that naturally occurring radioactive gas is responsible for up to 14 percent of lung cancer cases, The World Health Organization has made significant cuts in the safety limits of radon to one-tenth of its current level. "In view of the latest scientific data, WHO proposes a reference level of 100 becquerels per metric cube to minimize health hazards due to indoor radon exposure," said the UN health agency in a report published this week. "However, if this level cannot be...


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