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Cancer

21 October 2011

Cell phones don't raise brain cancer risk

The 5 billion people worldwide who chat away on cell phones shouldn't worry about an increased risk of brain cancer, new Danish research contends.

The 5 billion people worldwide who chat away on cell phones shouldn't worry about an increased risk of brain cancer, new Danish research contends.

Previous studies haven't definitively answered the question of whether cell phone use is harmful.  While several studies have found no cause for alarm, a handful did show an upped risk of malignant brain tumours.

 

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