Abstract Title:

Residential Radon: The Neglected Risk Factor in Lung Cancer Risk Scores.

Abstract Source:

J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Sep ;11(9):1384-6. PMID: 27565403

Abstract Author(s):

María Torres-Duran, Alberto Fernandez-Villar, Juan Miguel Barros-Dios, Alberto Ruano-Ravina

Article Affiliation:

María Torres-Duran


There are some published scores to estimate lung cancer risk of mortality or incidence. Nevertheless, no score has included residential radon as a variable to be considered when estimating lung cancer risk. In this commentary we discuss the importance of including residential radon as a factor to be taken into account when calculating lung cancer risk.

Study Type : Commentary
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Problem Substances : Radon : CK(11) : AC(2)

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