Kevin Stewart, on Radon: The Second-Leading Cause of Lung Cancer
Kevin Stewart, director of Environmental Health, Advocacy, and Public Policy at the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic, explains the dangers of radon as the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and how health care providers can help prevent radon-caused lung cancer in their patients.
For more information about smoking, lung cancer screening, radon, and lung health in general, visit www.Lung.org or call 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872).
For other helpful advice, go to www.EPA.gov/radon or call 1-800-SOS-RADON (1-800-767-7236).
Field RW; Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors. Reducing the risk from radon: information and interventions, a guide for health care providers [published online June 2018]. http://www.radonleaders.org/resources/reducingtheriskfromradon.