U.S. population data show no increase in brain cancer rates during period of expanding cell phone use
, by DCEG Staff
In a new examination of United States cancer incidence data, investigators at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) reported that incidence trends have remained roughly constant for glioma, the main type of brain cancer hypothesized to be related to cell phone use. Results of this study were published online March 8, 2012, in the British Medical Journal.
NCI News Note: U.S. population data show no increase in brain cancer rates during period of expanding cell phone use
The National Cancer Institute press note for the study
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