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In support of EPA’s Assessment
of Risks from Radon in Homes, the Agency sponsored
a study, which estimated the radiation doses delivered to
target cells in the lung from radon progeny under indoor
and mine exposure conditions.
MARSSIM meeting information, including February meeting
and notes from previous meetings at Meetings.
Information on new MARSSIM training sessions at Training.
Assessment of Risks from Radon in Homes - EPA
updates its assessment of health risks from indoor radon,
which the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has determined
to be the second leading cause of lung cancer after cigarette
smoking. This risk assessment is based primarily on results
from a recent study of radon health effects (BEIR VI) by
the NAS, with some technical adjustments and extensions. return to: [top] [previous