Unexplained increases in brain cancer in nations with longer termcellphone use
New cases of brain tumors have continued to grow throughout the past threedecades in some Scandinavian countries with longer term heavier cellphone use,according toanalysesconducted by Environmental Health Trust scientists basedon data provided by the national cancer registries of Finland and Norway to theInternational Agency for Research on Cancer. In Norway, brain tumor incidencerose in men and women about 1.7 and 2.8 percent each year for the past decade,with women who use cellphones more having higher rates than men. Similar, butsmaller increases were evident in Norway. Death rates have dropped reflectingimprovements in treatment and early detection, but incidence has increased over the past decade for both men and women.(read more)Cell Phones: Myth or Fact?
The WHO statement does not mean cell phones cause cancer, because it isbased on limited evidence.”
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