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 or call 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872).

For other helpful advice, go to or call 1-800-SOS-RADON (1-800-767-7236).


Recommended Reading:

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].   


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