Residential radon: the neglected risk factor in lung cancer risk scores. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Residential Radon: The Neglected Risk Factor in Lung Cancer Risk Scores.
J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Sep ;11(9):1384-6. PMID: 27565403
There are some published scores to estimate lung cancer risk of mortality or incidence. Nevertheless, no score has included residential radon as a variable to be considered when estimating lung cancer risk. In this commentary we discuss the importance of including residential radon as a factor to be taken into account when calculating lung cancer risk.