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Abstract An ecological modelling paper by Chapman and colleagues in Cancer Epidemiology concludes that observed increases in the incidence of brain cancer in Australia are unlikely to be related to mobile phone use [1]. Their conclusion fails to take account of tumor location, and is at variance with a meta-analysis of 11 methodologically stronger studies...
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(Image source Source: Frank de Vocht, “Corrigendum,” Environment International, posted January 25, 2017)(GBM is a type of glioma, so the right-hand plot would be better titled “Malignant Glioma other than GBM”) GBM Going Up, Other Malignant Glioma Going Down January 31, 2017 The incidence of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most virulent and deadly type of...
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December 5, 2016 Geoffrey Kabat offers a remarkably apt critique of his own writings with his answer to the question, “Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Cancer?”: “The problem with research in this area is not that it is worthless but that all too frequently it is interpreted naively and uncritically and used for partisan rather...
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