Cellular-telephone use and brain tumors.

  title={Cellular-telephone use and brain tumors.},
  author={Peter D. Inskip and Robert E. Tarone and Elizabeth E Hatch and Timothy C. Wilcosky and William R. Shapiro and Robert G. Selker and Howard A. Fine and Peter Mcl Black and Jay Steven Loeffler and Martha S. Linet},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={344 2},
BACKGROUND Concern has arisen that the use of hand-held cellular telephones might cause brain tumors. If such a risk does exist, the matter would be of considerable public health importance, given the rapid increase worldwide in the use of these devices. METHODS We examined the use of cellular telephones in a case-control study of intracranial tumors of the nervous system conducted between 1994 and 1998. We enrolled 782 patients through hospitals in Phoenix, Arizona; Boston; and Pittsburgh… CONTINUE READING
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