Letters Mobile phone carcinogenicity

Protecting children from mobile phone radiation

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d4554 (Published 25 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4554
  1. Kevin O’Neill, consultant neurosurgeon1
  1. 1Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
  1. kevin.oneill{at}imperial.nhs.uk

Since the BMJ reported on the Council of Europe’s recommendation that children be protected from the electromagnetic radiation emitted by wireless equipment in schools,1 the International Agency for Research into Cancer (IARC) has classified such radiation as a possible carcinogen.2

The …

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