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Health effects of exposure to radon / Committee on Health Risks of Exposure to Radon, Board on Radiation Effects Research, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.

p. cm. — (BEIR ; 6)

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Radon—Health aspects. 2. Radon—Toxicology. 3. Radon—Physiological effect. 4. Radiation carcinogenesis. 5. Indoor air pollution—Health aspects. 6. Health risk assessment. I. National Research Council (U.S.) Committee on Health Risks of Exposure to Radon. II. Series: BEIR (Series) ; 6.

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