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European Code Against Cancer

About the module

10 minutes long


Includes a final quiz

Includes links to references

About the lecturer

Dr Joachim Schüz

Head of the Environment and Lifestyle Epidemiology Branch at the International Agency for Research on Cancer

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize what radon is and why it is the second cause of lung cancer in (some parts of) the world and the European Union (EU).
  • Cite the attributable/preventable fraction due to radon in the EU.
  • Describe the available measures to reduce exposure to radon.
  • Outline the current measures available at policy level to reduce exposure to radon.

This module is part of a comprehensive online learning curriculum on the European Code Against Cancer, 4th edition.

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The module

The European Code Against Cancer – 9. Radiation

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