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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
No...: Nor have cellphones been proven to cause brain cancer which may be where your question originated from.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Controversial: There is very little evidence that cell phone usage causes brain tumors. At least one large study in (i think) sweden suggested a slight increase in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mcgee
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not that we know: The radiation energy from a cell tower is very low unless you are on the tower at the antenna. The current controversy is whether cell phone itself c ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Walsh
24 years experience Urology
Currently : Currently there are no studies that suggest a linkage between cell phone use and testicular cancer. Interestingly however, there are data linking cel ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: This is a biologically-nonsensical idea that originated with someone who confused radio waves with the x-rays that can damage genes and cause cancer. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
No: Ear phone use has not effect on cellular dna and so cannot cause any kind of tumor, including brain tumors.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: Everything on planet Earth causes cancer. Actually, everything outside our planet also causes cancer. Therefore, the whole world would have to be like ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: Most likely not. The penetration of cell phone radiation is very limited and no meaningful dose delivered to thyroid unless phone is held for a very ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
No medical : Evidence to support or refute this causation. It is probably not a good idea to keep it there all the time.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Unknown: The risk of cancer from cellphone use is not clear or settled...Using a headset would theoretically reduce the risk of harmful radiation and thus redu ... Read More
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