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Cellphone radiation may cause cancer — W.H.O.

Written on June 02, 2011 by R. Depp

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WHO included cellphones to the list of "possibly carcinogenic to humans." However, evidences to prove this statement are still limited.

There are 31 scientists of the The ’s () International Agency for Research on () who included as “possibly carcinogenic to humans.” Mobile handsets are akin to DDT and gasoline engine exhaust on the list.

The CTIA Vice President for Public Affairs, John Wall, says that “this IARC classification does not mean cellphones cause cancer. Under IARC rules, limited evidence from statistical studies can be found even though bias and other data flaws may be the basis for the results.”

IARC Director, , said in a statement: “It is important that additional research be conducted into the long term, heavy use of mobile phones. Pending the availability of such information, it is important to take pragmatic measures to reduce exposure such as hands free devices or texting.”

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