TITLE

Can cellular phones cause brain cancer?

PUB. DATE
April 1993
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Apr1993, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Speculates whether cellular phones can cause brain cancer. Microwave radiation from cellular phones; Questions raised as a result of a Florida lawsuit; Statistics on brain cancer.
ACCESSION #
9401270314

 

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