Handheld cellular telephone use and risk of brain cancer.

  title={Handheld cellular telephone use and risk of brain cancer.},
  author={Joshua E. Muscat and Mark G. Malkin and Stephanie S. Thompson and Roy E. Shore and Steven D. Stellman and Duncan McRee and Alfred I. Neugut and Ernst L. Wynder},
  volume={284 23},
CONTEXT A relative paucity of data exist on the possible health effects of using cellular telephones. OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that using handheld cellular telephones is related to the risk of primary brain cancer. DESIGN AND SETTING Case-control study conducted in 5 US academic medical centers between 1994 and 1998 using a structured questionnaire. PATIENTS A total of 469 men and women aged 18 to 80 years with primary brain cancer and 422 matched controls without brain cancer… CONTINUE READING


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