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Interphone: Cell phones might or might not cause cancer

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After one of the most expensive and extensive studies of its kind ever conducted, we are left in much the same situation as when we started. We wanted to know if the radiation emitted from cell phones can have damaging health effects. What did we learn from Interphone? Well, it seems that "no clear conclusions" were drawn from the Interphone study. Christopher Wild is the director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer, which coordinated the study, and he said that "an increased risk of brain cancer" was not established.

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Cellular phone industry’s fate coming May 18th

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Is there a possible risk of tumors associated with the use of mobile phones? According to Microwave News, the Interphone study results will be released on May 18. To be published in the International Journal of Epidemiology June issue, the paper is scheduled to be released early for "advanced access" individuals on the 18th. This $30M study is the largest and most expensive to date. Originally to be completed in 2005, but delayed due to a disagreement in interpretation of data on the findings of "an increased incidence of tumors among long-term users of mobile phones."

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