Microchip-induced tumors in laboratory rodents and dogs: A review of the literature 1990–2006

  title={Microchip-induced tumors in laboratory rodents and dogs: A review of the literature 1990–2006},
  author={Katherine Albrecht},
  journal={2010 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society},
  • Katherine Albrecht
  • Published 7 June 2010
  • Medicine
  • 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society
This paper reviews literature published in oncology and toxicology journals between 1990 and 2006 addressing the effects of implanted radio-frequency (RFID) microchips on laboratory rodents and dogs. Eleven articles were reviewed in all, with eight investigating mice and rats, and three investigating dogs. In all but three of the articles, researchers observed that malignant sarcomas and other cancers formed around or adjacent to the implanted microchips. The tumors developed in both… 

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