Do you ask your patients if they've tested their homes for radon?
Watch a video to learn how asking this
important question could save lives:
Download educational fliers to hang in clinic or exam rooms:
Iowa-Specific Fliers (click images below to view and print)
This video was made possible by a grant to
Dr. Bill Field
at the University of Iowa from the
Iowa Cancer Consortium
with supplemental support from the NIEHS-funded
Environmental Health Sciences Research Center
at the University of Iowa.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about radon.
Purchase a low-cost radon test kit from the
American Lung Association
Additional scientific information regarding the association between protracted
radon decay product
exposure and lung cancer are provided below.
Residential radon and risk of lung cancer: a combined analysis of 7 North American case-control studies
Radon in homes and risk of lung cancer: collaborative analysis of individual data from 13 European case-control studies
Iowa Radon Lung Cancer Study
Prepared Testimony to President's cancer Panel on the risk posed by radon decay products
National Research Council Report on Radon
International and National Guidance on Radon
World Health Organization Radon Handbook
President's Cancer Panel Report - Radon
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - A Citizen's Guide to Radon
CanSAR (Cancer Survivors Against Radon) Letter to Physicians
American Cancer Society Radon Information
Health Physics Society Perspective on Radon
ATSDR Case Study on Radon for Physicians
ATSDR Toxicological Profile for Radon