Radon Exposure
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What is radon gas?
 
Radon is a colourless, odourless, radioactive gas and is the #1 envrionmental cancer-causing agent.
 
Radon causes lung cancer
  • Radon gas causes lung cancer, the higher the concentration in the air we breathe, and the longer the exposure, the greater the risk of lung cancer
  • Radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers
  • Radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer overall, next to smoking 
  • Smoking significantly increases your risk of lung cancer
  • Health Canada estimates one in three smokers exposed to high radon levels will develop lung cancer.
 

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