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Sparks fly over electromagnetic link with cancer

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7029.463 (Published 24 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:463
  1. Alison Boulton

    Radiation experts have accused the National Radiological Protection Board of “undue dogmatism” in its dismissal of new research showing more evidence of a possible link between exposure to electromagnetic fields and cancer.

    The board already acknowledges an epidemiological association between exposure to electromagnetic fields and cancer, but no study so far has established this phenomenon as a cause of the disease. Furthermore, the board contends that no biological mechanism has been established to show that electromagnetic fields can influence any of the stages …

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