Radon, Smoking and Lung Cancer

A graphic indicating ways to reduce radon in homes.

Both smoking and radon, an odorless gas that’s released from rocks, soil and water, cause lung cancer. But together, they pose an even greater risk, and smoker bear a greater burden of radon-induced lung cancer. Research determined  that public education and risk communication efforts that promote residential radon testing and remediation will be the most cost-effective if they are primarily directed at current and former smokers.

Learn whether your home has elevated levels of radon. You can get a test kit at hardware stores or purchase on-line at https://radon-pro.com/