Jan 03, 2023
Radon exposure is a known risk factor for lung cancer yet it does not garner as much attention as other risk factors. In this episode of Lung Cancer Considered, host Dr. Narjust Florez discusses radon, its impact on lung cancer diagnosis, new research covering radon and strategies to improve our patients and the general population's exposure to this radioactive gas. Her guest is Dr. Hina Khan, thoracic medical oncologist at the Lifespan Cancer Center and an assistant professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Khan has studied the effect of radon in lung cancer and its genomic profile.