Study links residential radon to increased risk of skin cancer.
New research by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, or TPH, shows that radon gas in the home increases the risk of developing skin cancer. Switzerland has among the highest mortality rates of malignant melanoma in Europe, and the incidence in both men and women more than doubling in the past 20 years in the country.
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Thanks for this link Dallas!
Guess that makes sense, since radon and sunlight are the two main sources of naturally-occurring ionizing radiation.
Please ignore the word "ionizing" in my previous comment. Apparently, there is no way to edit posted comments. Thanks,
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