Study links mobile phone use with rare form of eye cancer

Perera, Rick
February 2001
InfoWorld;02/05/2001, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p42B
Trade Publication
Presents the results of a study which determined the impact of heavy mobile phone use on the development of uveal melanoma. Study data; Statistics on uveal melanoma.


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