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Link between cell phone use and cancer possible, says WHO

LYON, FRANCE – Exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields, such as those emitted by wireless phones, offers an increased risk for a malignant type of brain cancer known as glioma, said the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) on Tuesday.IARC, which is part of the World Health Organization, assembled a working group of 31 scientists from 14 countries over the past week in Lyon to review and evaluate existing studies and data on the link between cancer and exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields from the use of wireless telephones, the transmission of signals for radio, television and wireless telecommunication, and...