2 edition of Tumors and cell phone use found in the catalog.
Tumors and cell phone use
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Subcommittee on Domestic Policy.
|LC Classifications||KF27 .O942 2008h|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 226 p. :|
|Number of Pages||226|
|LC Control Number||2009438300|
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The primary concern with cellphones and cancer seems to be the development of brain tumors associated with cellphone use. Some research suggests a slight increase in the rate of brain tumors since the s, but cellphones weren't in use during the s.
Instead, the subtle increases are more likely related to other factors — such as. The association between mobile phone use and brain tumor risk remains unresolved to date. A recently published review identified 33 epidemiological studies in the peer-reviewed literature, most of which (25) were about PBTs (Kundi, ).The overall Tumors and cell phone use book evidence suggests that use for less than 10 years does not increase the risk of glioma, meningioma, or acoustic neuroma.
Researchers have carried out several types of epidemiologic studies in humans to investigate the possibility of a relationship between cell phone use and the risk of malignant (cancerous) brain tumors, such as gliomas, as well as benign (noncancerous) tumors, such as acoustic neuroma (tumors in the cells of the nerve responsible for hearing.
This would be expected if cell phone use caused brain tumors. Most studies do not show that brain tumors occur more often on the side of the head where people hold their cell phones.
This might also be expected if cell phone use caused brain tumors. Tumors and cell phone use book studies have found a possible link. A new study finds an association between heavy Tumors and cell phone use book phone use and tumors of the salivary gland. Those who used a cell phone heavily on the.
This is a meta-analysis incorporating all 11 long-term epidemiologic studies in this field. RESULTS: The results indicate that using a cell Tumors and cell phone use book for > or = 10 years approximately doubles the risk of being diagnosed with a brain tumor on the same ("ipsilateral") side of Cited by: Following my recent critique here of the book Disconnect by Devra Davis, about the purported dangers of cell phones to health, David Gorski asked me to comment on a recently published “review article” on the same article is entitled “Risk of Brain Tumors from Wireless Phone Use” by Dubey et al  published in the J.
Comput Assist Tomography. This book provides, for the first time, a detailed, up-to-date, holistic approach to the pathology and biology of germ cell tumors. The main focus is the complex histopathology of these tumors, but special considerations are Tumors and cell phone use book given to their morphologic variations in relation to age, gender and organ.5/5(2).
(This is called a cohort study). Or, we can look at people with brain tumors and then quiz them about their prior cell phone use. Or you can do a population study by surveying a large population for a number of variables, like cell phone use and brain tumors, and then do a.
Several studies have examined cell phone use and risk of tumors of the nerve to the ear (acoustic neuromas, which are benign) /4/. Few studies have examined cell phone use and tumors of the salivary and parotid glands /5, 6/. Most studies for each of the anatomic sites are case-control studies.
“Tumors and Cell Phone use: What the Science Says” Thank you for inviting me to speak with you today about the important matter of cell phones and our health. I have served as the Founding Director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) sinceand as the Founding Director of. A Danish study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute showed no link between brain tumors and cell phone use among people who had had cell phones for up to 21 years.
Cellphones have been in mainstream usage for under two decades, and yet “radiation-induced brain tumors normally take about 10 to 15 years to. Some experts have interpreted the results to suggest that people who use a cell phone for at least an hour each day over a year period are at.
The largest case-control study to date is the Interphone study, which examined cell-phone use among more than 5, people in 13 countries who developed brain tumors and a similar group of Author: Stephanie M.
Lee. While medical muckrakers like Dr. Devra Davis, who wrote a book on cell phones and cancer called Disconnect, and academics like Dr.
Henry Lai have questioned the possible role that cell-phone radiation could play in brain tumors, the mainstream medical establishment has all but dismissed any risk, along with most governments including the U.S.
A long-awaited study of cellphone use and brain health has finally been released, but the data are raising more questions than answers.
The report is called Interphone, a country study that amounts to the largest and longest study of whether extensive. In recent years, there has been a lot of discussion about cell phone radiation and its impact on our bodies.
A study recently released by The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) spurred the debate even further when it investigated the role that cell phones have on our brain activity.
While the report didn’t decisively link health detriments to cell phone usage, the ongoing. The association between use of mobile cell phones and brain tumors has long been debated in the scientific literature and even in the lay press.
The underlying biological mechanism is represented by the adverse effects of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields emitted by mobile phones, categorized as possible human carcinogens by the WHO Cited by: 1.
The paper's main conclusions are: There is a "significant" risk of brain tumors from cell phone use; EMR exposure limits that have been used by governments and supported by industry are based on. One meta-analysis found evidence linking cell-phone use to an increased risk for tumors, whereas another study showed that cell-phone use for as little as 50 minutes at.
A giant cell tumor is one that is made up of a large number of benign (noncancerous) cells that form an aggressive tumor. It usually develops near a joint at the end of the bone. The location of a giant cell tumor is often in the knee, but can also involve the bones of the arms and the legs, or the flat bones such as the breastbone or pelvis.
Studies. Epidemiological and animal studies undertaken by the U.S. cell phone industry and others have yielded mixed results. National Cancer Institute Statement: International Study Shows No Increased Risk of Brain Tumors from Cell Phone Use - - Interphone, an international collaboration, and the largest study of its kind to date, reported that overall, cell phone users have no.
Cellphone and Brain Tumors - 15 Reasons for Concern _____ (i) Endorsements We the undersigned believe it is essential that governments and the media understand the independent science regarding cellphone use and brain tumors, as well as the design flaws of the 13 country Interphone study.
The widespread nature of wireless telecommunicationFile Size: KB. Cell phone companies are facing pressure from cancer patients that believe their cancer was caused by cell phones.
These patients have developed brain tumors around the area someone usually holds their phone. Female patients that often carried their cell phones in their bras believe that it may have contributed to their breast cancer. A recent multicenter, international study also reported no relationship between cell phone use and meningioma (Interphone, Int J Epidemiol ).
However, the same investigators reported increased risk of glioma in a small group of the heaviest users, but no indication of increasing risk with increasing level or duration of use. Some rats developed tumors after being exposed to cell phone radiation, according to preliminary results of a study released Thursday.
In light of the findings, the Academy continues to reinforce its recommendation that parents should limit use of cell phones by children and : Melissa Jenco. Cell phone use can increase risk for malignant brain cancer and other tumors, including acoustic neuromas and cancers of the salivary and parotid glands, according to Davis.
She noted other studies that suggest cell phone use may be linked to memory loss. Two of the most rigorous studies yet completed on relationship between cellular phones and brain tumors find that cell-phone users are no more .