Human Lung Cancer Risks from Radon - Part II - Influence from Combined Adaptive Response and Bystander Effects - A Microdose Analysis
- Radon and Lung Cancer Risk: Taking Stock at the Millennium. Samet, Jonathan M.; Eradze, George R. // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;Aug2000 Supplement 4, Vol. 108, p635
Highlights the carcinogenic effect of radon on the lungs based on epidemiological studies in the United States. History of radon in causing lung cancer; Question and answer related to radon and lung cancer.
- Human Lung Cancer Risks from Radon - Part III - Evidence of Influence of Combined Bystander and Adaptive Response Effects on Radon Case-Control Studies - A Microdose Analysis. Leonard, Bobby E.; Thompson, Richard E.; Beecher, Georgia C. // Dose-Response;2012, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p415
Since the publication of the BEIR VI (1999) report on health risks from radon, a significant amount of new data has been published showing various mechanisms that may affect the ultimate assessment of radon as a carcinogen, in particular the potentially deleterious Bystander Effect (BE) and the...
- Human Lung Cancer Risks from Radon - Part I - Influence from Bystander Effects - A Microdose Analysis. Leonard, Bobby E.; Thompson, Richard E.; Beecher, Georgia C. // Dose-Response;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p243
Since the publication of the BEIR VI report in 1999 on health risks from radon, a significant amount of new data has been published showing various mechanisms that may affect the ultimate assessment of radon as a carcinogen, at low domestic and workplace radon levels, in particular the Bystander...
- Re: Indoor radon exposure and risk of lung cancer: A nested case-control study in Finland. Lagarde, Frederic; Pershagen, Goran // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;04/16/97, Vol. 89 Issue 8, p584
Details the findings of an epidemiologic study on residential radon exposure and lung cancer in Finland. Causes and risks of lung cancer; Questions raised concerning the validity of reported risk estimates for residential radon in relation to control for tobacco smoking.
- Radon in the home--no increase in lung cancer. // HealthFacts;Aug96, Vol. 21 Issue 207, p3
Reports on a Finnish study showing that radon in the home does not increase the risk of lung cancer as previously suggested. Properties of radon; Conflicting results of studies on the adverse effects of low-level exposure to radon.
- Health hazard in the basement. E.B. // Medical Update;Oct96, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p6
Recommends the testing of homes for the presence of radon to avoid increased risk for lung cancer. Variability in the levels of radon.
- Lung cancer in radon-exposed miners and estimation of risk from indoor exposure. Lubin, Jay H.; Boice Jr., John D. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;6/7/95, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p817
Investigates lung cancer risk in radon-exposed miners. Development of models for estimating radon-associated lung cancer risk; Exposures of long duration; Indoor radon exposure; Evidence for carcinogenicity of Radon progeny exposure.
- The radon problem. Kutzmark, Tammy; Geis, Donald // Public Management (00333611);May94, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p6
Discusses the health risks associated with radon inhalation. Measures to minimize radon health risk; Sources of radon; Factors which increase radon risk; Radon as second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States; Importance of radon risk reduction; Need for local government initiative to...
- Cancer risks from exposure to radon in homes. Axelson, Olav // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;Mar1995 Supplement 2, Vol. 103, p37
Suggests that radon exposure increases lung cancer risk. Investigation of mining populations with exposure to radon; Assessment of exposure to indoor radon; Studies of indoor radon and lung cancer.