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2010-05-17 10:20:00

Researchers have found no clear link between mobile phones and brain cancer, although researchers did say that further studies are necessary due to increasingly intensive use. "The study doesn't reveal an increased risk, but we can't conclude that there is no risk because there are enough findings that suggest a possible risk," the study's chief author, Elisabeth Cardis, told AFP. The Interphone study results included 2,708 cases of glioma tumors and 2,409 meningioma tumors in 13 countries...

2005-06-28 18:10:06

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Nuclear industry workers exposed to chronic low doses of radiation have a slightly higher risk of developing cancer, scientists said on Wednesday. "We have shown that even low doses of radiation cause cancer," said Dr Elisabeth Cardis, head of the radiation group at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France. But she added that the risk appears to be similar to what scientists had estimated based on data from survivors of...


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