Smoking reduces radon dose to the lungs?

written by Nadja Železnik
23. May 2023
Categories: Papers

A recent RadoNorm study by Honorio da Silva et al. has found that miners chronic smokers receive 3% smaller lung doses than a non-smoking reference adult male (stipulated by the International Commission on Radiological Protection), and dose for smokers is reduced by 14% in indoor workplaces and tourist caves compared to the reference. More information can be found here.

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