Dr. Sanderson discusses if radon can contribute to the development of lung cancer.
Radon in the environment is another factor that has been implicated in causing lung cancer. Exposure to certain metals can also be a factor. Arsenic and lead, in years passed radium, uranium miners suffered from this, that, usually most uranium miners were not women but exposure to radon or to, or to some of these other atmospheric pollutants that can contribute as well.
About Dr. Sanderson, M.D.:
Dr. David R. Sanderson, M.D., practices at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, specializing in pulmonary care. Dr. Sanderson attended the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. He completed his residency and fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.