Cell phone use and brain tumors could be linked

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 5:51pm

NATIONAL (FOX44) - Talking on your cell phone could increase the risk of developing certain cancerous brain tumors.
That's the new official stance from scientists with the World Health Organization.
Doctors from fourteen countries making the conclusion during a cancer research meeting.

The remarks from the World Health Organization follow a study conducted last year focusing on roughly thirteen-thousand cell phone users over a period of ten years. The group says cell use should be classified as quote "possibly carcinogenic."
Researchers concluding there is no clear link between brain tumors and talking on a cell phone, but many doctors agree the topic needs further attention.

 


 

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