Radon responsible for 90 to 180 deaths a year in Slovenia
Celje, 15 October - An estimated 90 to 180 people die in Slovenia each year as a result of exposure to radon, a gas causing lung cancer. While lung cancer is on average responsible for 1,300 deaths, radon-related deaths exceed the 90 to 150 deaths a year caused by road accidents, the Slovenian Radiation Protection Administration pointed out on Tuesday.
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