President of Cancer Survivors Against Radon Issues a Radon Challenge for National Radon Action Month
January is National Radon Action Month. Radon, a radioactive gas that is found in homes, schools and other buildings, is the only gas deemed dangerous enough to have an entire month dedicated to taking action against its existence. During this month, many state and local agencies, nonprofit organizations, and companies
CanSAR Welcomes New President, USA Hockey Star and Lung Cancer Survivor/Advocate Rachael Malmberg
Cancer Survivors Against Radon (CanSAR) Board member Kyle Hoylman has announced the selection of Rachael Drazan Malmberg as President of the nonprofit advocacy group. Malmberg takes over the position he has held following the loss of Elizabeth Hoffmann, the organization’s founding President, due to radon-induced lung cancer. Malmberg, a 32-year-old mother and career
Lung Cancer Awareness Month Activities in Washington, DC
Reported by Angel Price I have spent the last several days attending activities for Lung Cancer Awareness Month in Washington, DC. On Wednesday, November 1st, the Lung Cancer Action Network (LungCAN) hosted a press conference for the second year at the National Press Club consisting of two panels of experts.
CanSAR Attends New England AARST Conference
CanSAR representatives attended and exhibited at New England Chapter of the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (NEAARST) Spring Regional Conference. The Conference was held at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside in Portsmouth, NH on June 13th and 14th. The two-day event kicked off with updates from important radon industry
Radon is Possible Culprit in the Passing of Wisconsin’s Woman’s Two Dogs
Radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer for nonsmokers and the #2 cause of lung cancer worldwide for people, but did you know that your two-legged family members are not the only ones who could suffer from the health hazards of radon gas? Family pets can also be subject
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Iron Turtle Triathlon 2016 Registration Begins
Congratulations to Debbie Greenman, the first registrant for the 2016 Iron Turtle Triathlon, which begins July 1st! Debbie received one of our limited edition radon awareness t-shirts. This is Debbie’s third year participating in the Iron Turtle, and she has been a strong advocate for radon awareness in her community