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Disconnecting Phones and Tumors

Monty Solomon (
Sat, 30 Apr 2005 22:12:43 -0400


Good news for cellphone users: a new study published in the April
issue of the journal Neurology shows no connection between cellphone
use and the risk of developing a brain tumor.

A Danish survey of 427 people with brain tumors and 822 with no tumors
found no difference in their frequency of cellphone use or the number
of years they had used a cellphone. In addition, in the patients who
had brain tumors, there was no correlation between the location of the
lesion and the side of the head they usually used for talking on the

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