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Heavy cell phone use linked to cancer

May 28, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A new study by an award winning neurosurgeon concludes that using a cell phone might be more dangerous than exposure to asbestos or smoking.Cancer expert Dr. Vini Khurana believes a huge rise in brain tumors is linked to an equally big rise in cell phone use.

The study draws on evidence that using a cell phone handset for 10 years or more can double the risk of brain cancer.

Dr. Khurana reviewed more than 100 studies on cell phones, but a representative from the British cell phone industry said the review was selective, and not a balanced analysis.

 

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