RADON PROBLEM

Dobromir Pressyanov

Abstract

 

Radon exposure is considered the second most important cause for lung cancer, after smoking. The article presents a brief overview of the radon problem, traditions in radon research and practice in Bulgaria and current situation of radon related activities in the country. A special emphasis is made on the implementation of novel methods for radon measurements by home stored CDs/DVDs and on the strategies for mitigation.