Myth:         Scientists disagree on whether or not radon is a real problem.

Fact:           The dispute is not whether or not radon is real. Scientists are in agreement that radon causes lung cancer. The dispute is over the number of preventable lung cancer deaths every year.

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Myth:         Radon testing is difficult, time-consuming, and expensive.

Fact:           Testing is easy. You can do it yourself. Average cost to test ranges from $20-150.

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Myth:         Radon only affects homes with basements.

Fact:           Radon can be a problem on all types of buildings.

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Myth:        The test results on the home next door are a good indication as to whether or not our home/building has radon.

Fact:         Many factors play into how radon infiltrates a building. The only way to know for sure is to test.

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