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Cancer expert believe links with mobile phones will be ‘definitively proven’ in next 10 years


16th April, 2009

A cancer expert believes that links between cancer and mobile phones will become apparent in the next decade

A study by Dr Vini Khurana, a respected cancer expert, suggests that mobile phones could end up killing more people than smoking or asbestos, the Independent on Sunday has reported.

By looking at evidence of long-term mobile phone use, Khurana concluded that using handsets for 10 years or more can double the risk of some brain cancers, which may themselves take a decade to develop.

He told the paper that he believes the link between mobile phones and cancer will be ‘definitively proven’ in the next decade, and that there is already ‘a significant and increasing body of evidence’ to suggest a connection.

This article first appeared in the Ecologist April 2009


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