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Residential radon and lung cancer--detailed results of a collaborative analysis of individual data on 7148 persons with lung cancer and 14,208 persons without lung cancer from 13 epidemiologic studies in Europe.

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OBJECTIVES: Studies seeking direct estimates of the lung cancer risk associated with residential radon exposure lasting several decades have been conducted in many European countries. Individually these studies have not been large enough to assess moderate risks reliably. Therefore data from all 13 European studies of residential radon and lung cancer satisfying certain prespecified criteria have been brought together and analyzed. METHODS: Data were available for 7148 persons with lung canc...

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Auvinen, A More by this author
Barros-Dios, JM More by this author
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Journal:
Scandinavian journal of work, environment and health
Volume:
32 Suppl 1
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-83
Publication date:
2006
EISSN:
1795-990X
ISSN:
0355-3140
URN:
uuid:072ee52f-282d-4bce-b065-af401d501c2a
Source identifiers:
88366
Local pid:
pubs:88366

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