John Libbey Eurotext

Environnement, Risques & Santé

Effets de l’exposition au radon et aux UV sur la mortalité par cancer cutané en Suisse Ahead of print



This nationwide study suggests that in Switzerland, residential exposure to radon is as important a risk factor for melanoma as UV exposure. Further study based on incidence data rather than mortality is needed for a better understanding of the role of radon exposure in skin cancer, including rarely fatal forms.