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https://lung-cancer.cancersummit.org/events-list/pediatric-lung-cancer

About Dr. Goodarzi

Dr. Goodarzi is the Canada Research Chair for Radiation Exposure Disease. He obtained his PhD from University of Calgary in 2005 and trained as a post-doctoral scholar at the Genome Damage and Stability Centre at the University of Sussex (UK) until 2010. In 2011, he opened his own laboratory at the University of Calgary's School of Medicine. In 2015, he was named one of Calgary's Top 40 Under 40; in 2016, he was

made a University of Calgary "Peak Scholar" for innovation in radon gas and lung cancer knowledge engagement; in 2018, he was selected as a TEDx speaker and, in 2019, received one of the School of Medicine's Education Awards for innovation in graduate training.

Dr. Goodarzi is the founder and leader of Evict Radon, a new Canadian non-profit organization whose goal is to solve Canada's substantial and worsening radon-gas exposure problem through interdisciplinary research for the benefit of all Canadians.

Additional Links

Dr. Goodarzi profile, University of Calgary: https://www.ucalgary.ca/bmb/profiles/dr-aaron-goodarzi

"Radon in our Homes: The Science Behind the Danger", Dr. Aaron Goodarzi, TEDx Talk: https://radonova.com/ted-talk/

Radonova: https://radonova.com/

For more information

Bill Rounds, President of Radonova

Phone: +1.331.814.2201,

E-mail: bill.rounds@radonova.com ###

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Pediatric Lung Cancer

Although primary lung tumor is rare in the pediatric population, a wide range of histopathological tumor types occur comprising mainly of broad spectrum of lesions. The most common type of primary lung tumor in children includes carcinoid tumor and pleuropulmonary blastoma. The latter is a rare lung cancer affecting primarily children and adolescents.

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