Investigation of the sources of residential power frequency magnetic field exposure in the UK Childhood Cancer Study.

@article{Maslanyj2007InvestigationOT,
  title={Investigation of the sources of residential power frequency magnetic field exposure in the UK Childhood Cancer Study.},
  author={Myron Maslanyj and Terry Mee and David C Renew and Jill Simpson and Pat Ansell and Steven G. Allen and Eve Roman},
  journal={Journal of radiological protection : official journal of the Society for Radiological Protection},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={41-58}
}
There is an unexplained association between exposure to the magnetic fields arising from the supply and use of electricity, and increase in risk of childhood leukaemia. The UK Childhood Cancer Study (UKCCS) provides a large and unique source of information on residential magnetic field exposure in the UK. The purpose of this supplementary study was to investigate a sample of UKCCS homes in order to identify the particular sources that contribute to elevated time-averaged exposure. In all, 196… CONTINUE READING

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