“I am fairly certain my lung cancer had something to do with my exposure to radon,” said Emily Bennett Taylor, who was diagnosed in June 2012 at the age of 28. According to the EPA, Latah, Idaho, where Taylor grew up, has a red radon level (the highest).
“Lung cancer funding – and research – is woefully behind other cancers,” she said. “If you don’t have funding, you don’t get research, you don’t find better treatments, and you don’t have cures.”
Read more of her story here.