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Back in the news – mobile phones and cancer

Category: Science blog May 14, 2014

In the light of new research, we look again at the evidence on mobile phone use and brain tumours.

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‘Biggest ever’ study on mobiles still suggests no cancer risk

Category: Science blog October 20, 2011

As report on our news feed, a new Danish study of over 350,000 people, published in the BMJ , has found no link between using mobile phones and an increased ris...

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Podcast: New drugs, lung cancer surgery and mobile phones

Category: Science blog June 24, 2011

In this month’s podcast we bring you highlights from the ASCO conference – the world’s largest cancer conference, including two new melanoma drugs, and a ...

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World Health Organisation verdict on mobile phones and cancer

Category: Science blog May 31, 2011

UPDATE 20/10/11: Today’s announcement is discussed here Do mobile phones cause cancer? The debate has been raging for years, and we’ve covered it s...

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Our ‘cancer controversies’ pages – a one-stop myth-busting shop

Category: Science blog November 24, 2010

It seems that not a week goes by without a mention in the media or the internet of something that may cause or prevent cancer. These stories are often over-simp...

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No link between childhood cancer and mobile phone base stations or masts

Category: Science blog June 23, 2010

Mobile phone base stations do not increase the risk of childhood cancer, even if a child’s mother lived close to a mast when pregnant. That’s the message fr...

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Breast cancer genes and mobile phones in this month’s podcast

Category: Science blog June 7, 2010

In this month’s podcast we find out how older women can benefit from breast screening, and hear about the latest research into genes that cause breast can...

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