New evidence against cell-phone/brain tumor link

The Checkup
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Friday, February 18, 2011; 11:11 PM

A short article published online this afternoon in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that during the 5 to 10 years after cell-phone use burgeoned among adults in four Northern European countries, no notable change in brain-tumor incidence occurred. A suspicion that cell-phone use may cause brain cancer persists, though science hasn't yet found substantial support for that connection or explained exactly how using a cell phone might cause cancer.


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