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Are Radio Frequency or Cell Phone Fields Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans? [Health Effects]

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1 Author(s)
Lin, J.C. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Univ. of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

The public domain and scientific community'sresponse to the recent International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) announcement that, while incomplete and limited, the evidence is sufficiently strong to support a classification of possibly carcinogenic to humans for RF electromagnetic fields was mixed, to say the least. Although IARCs conclusion was not entirely unanimous, it acknowledged published scientific papers reporting an increased risks for gliomas (a type of malignant brain cancer) and acoustic neuromas (a nonmalignant tumor of the auditory nerve on the side of the brain) among heavy or long-term users of cellular mobile telephones [1]-[3].

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Microwave Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:13 ,  Issue: 4 )

Date of Publication:

May-June 2012

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