Radon in Calgary and Area Homes

March 30th, 2017

Conclusion

Our findings show that radon, an established carcinogen, is of genuine concern in southern Alberta and legitimatize efforts to understand the consequences of radon exposure to public health. Roughly 2000 Albertans are diagnosed with lung cancer annually, of whom about 15% are never-smokers. We have shown that 48% of area homes had indoor air radon levels of 100 Bq/m3 or higher and ...