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Does mobile phone radiation cause brain tumors?

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Uncertain: There is no hard evidence but it is the subject of continuing investigation.
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen commented
Family Medicine 29 years experience
As of today there is no concrete studies; and the reports that have come out are conflicting. However; the definitive studies are being done so my advise would be to Never hold the device to your ear; use a headset or earpiece. Always try to utilize the phone with the hghest level of signal which allows yourr device to work better and lessens the field it generates.
Dec 8, 2011
Dr. Helmy Guirgis
Hematology and Oncology 47 years experience
Not so far but...: I agree that so far, there is no evidence in adults. However, it is not yet clear whether prolonged cellular usage for many years by youngsters will cause brain cancers the skull of children is thin and their brains are in the process of growth and development. The risk is there. The question therefore is yet to be answered in children.

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