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Cancer

15 July 2011

Cell phone and brain tumour, no link

Researchers found that 2.8 million Danish adults who'd used a cell phone for 11 to 15 years were no more likely than newer users or non-users to develop an acoustic neuroma.

Studying more than 2.8 million Danish adults, researchers found that those who'd used a cell phone for 11 to 15 years were no more likely than newer users or non-users to develop an acoustic neuroma.

So it might be expected that if cell phones were a cause of brain tumours, people who've used them for a long time might have an increased risk of acoustic neuroma – especially on the side where they typically hold their phone.

 

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