Electromagnetic Fields and Female Breast Cancer

  title={Electromagnetic Fields and Female Breast Cancer},
  author={Maria Feychting and Ulla M Forss{\'e}n},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
The possibility that long term exposure to relatively weak power frequency electromagnetic fields (EMF) could increase the risk of breast cancer has been investigated during the past decade. The hypothesis is based on the assumption that magnetic field exposures suppress melatonin production and that melatonin is protective against breast cancer. Most epidemiological studies have indicated little or no overall effect of EMF exposure, but some early studies suggested effects among premenopausal… CONTINUE READING