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Lung Cancer Circle of Hope urges New Jersey residents to test home for radon

Date Published: 01/17/2007 [Source]

The Lung Cancer Circle of Hope (LCCH) urges residents to test their homes for radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer, during JanuaryŚNational Radon Action Month. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that radon is responsible for more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths per year. Lung cancer accounts for 39% of all cancer deaths in New Jersey.