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Letters Mobile phones and glioma risk

Association of mobile phone use with adult brain cancer remains plausible

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 01 May 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e3083
  1. Devra Lee Davis, epidemiologist1,
  2. Anthony B Miller, professor emeritus2,
  3. Alasdair Philips, director3
  1. 1Environmental Health Trust, PO Box 58, Teton Village, WY 83025, USA
  2. 2Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 3M7
  3. 3Powerwatch UK, Sutton, Cambridgeshire CB6 2QA, UK
  1. ddavis{at}

Little and colleagues compare the observed patterns for glioma incidence in the US from 1992 to 2008 for non-Hispanic white people with estimated rates based on glioma risks found by the INTERPHONE Study Group and Hardell et al, concluding that there is no evidence linking glioma with use of mobile phones.1 2 3

Instead of using incidence data from the …

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