Health Risks 
Radon causes lung cancer and very rarely stomach cancer.  There are no other proven human health consequences from exposure to radon gas. Exposure to radon in the home is responsible for an estimated 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year. 
(http://www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/citguide.html) 
Risk for lung cancer is dependent on the concentration amount you are exposed to, the duration or length of time you are exposed to radon gas, and whether you smoke or do not smoke.

A resource produced by the Environmental Protection Agency provides additional information about the health impacts resulting from human exposure to radon gas.  Please click on the image below to visit their website:












The following chart is intended to demonstrate your risk of lung cancer from radon exposure if you have NEVER SMOKED tobacco products.
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The following chart is intended to demonstrate your risk of lung cancer from radon exposure if you have EVER SMOKED tobacco products at some point in your life.
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Additional information can be obtained by visiting the following website: 
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