Radon is a radioactive gas that is found throughout the United States. Radon gas can cause lung cancer and, in rare instances, stomach cancer.
For more information on radon gas and exposure, please visit the following websites:
Radon Program, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
Radon Information, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Radon in the Home, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)