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Re: Radon epidemiology - Schneeberg Study



Dr. Martin,



How do your study results agree with recent findings in the U.S.?



Tom English

englishtoma@hotmail.com





>From: precura.martin@T-ONLINE.DE (Dr. Karl Martin)

>Reply-To: precura.martin@T-ONLINE.DE (Dr. Karl Martin)

>To: radsafe@list.vanderbilt.edu

>CC: conrady@plasmaphotonics.de, juergen.lembcke@notghi.com

>Subject: Radon epidemiology - Schneeberg Study

>Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 18:32:03 +0200

>

>Dear colleages,

>

>if you are interested in risk estimations for lung cancer in a German radon

>prone area please contact www.precura.de

>

>This homepage presents (in German and English) results from radon research 

>for

>the last five years in a study population with special characteristics:

>

>1. Population study - Schneeberg Study

>

>Highly exposed to indoor radon with a wide range from 50 Bq/m to > 3.000 

>Bq/m.

>The exposed fraction of the population is very high.

>The majority of the study population of women are non-smokers.

>The population has a very low residential mobility.

>The study region is included in a cancer registry since 1952 to the present 

>day.

>

>The study population of 72 cases and 288 controls is small but the power is 

>due

>to its special characteristics high. In the ongoing research more cases 

>will be

>included to improve the CI in lower radon categories.

>

>2. Miner study

>

>Results are presented in a preliminary form only (abstract). The study 

>includes

>1.664 lung cancer cases (971 are uranium miners) and 1.664 controls. Risk

>estimations for lung cancer due to occupational radon exposure are 

>controlled

>for smoking, silica, arsenic.

>

>Friendly regards,

>

>Karl Martin

>

>================================================

>PreCura Institute for Preventive Medicine

>Dr. Karl Martin

>Am Gerichtsberg 3

>D- 08289 Schneeberg

>Fon/Fax 0049-3338-3221

>precura.martin@t-online.de

>================================================

>

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