Lung cancer accounts for about 27% of all cancer deaths and is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. The EPA and American Lung Association state that radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers (#2 for smokers) and they estimate 20,000 Americans die each year from radon related illnesses.
Test. Fix. Breathe.
The good news is 85% of homes test below the EPA's "actionable" standard. Test your home soon. Easy to use test kits are available from local hardware stores (or us) for less than $30. If your home tests above the actionable level, contact us to discuss mitigation options.
American Lung Association Center for Disease Control Environmental Protection Agency CANSAR What Home Buyers & Sellers Should Know About Radon Lung Cancer Fact Sheet The Silent Killer in Your Home The Face of Lung Cancer: Video EPA Radon PSA: Video