Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Dariusz Leszczynski on Simon Chapman's mobile phone 'all-clear study

Dariusz Leszczynski on Simon Chapman's mobile phone 'all-clear study


From Dariusz Leszczynski’s blog Between A Rock and A Hard Place.

May 10, 2016


Professor Simon Chapman responds…


Posted on May 10, 2016

Recent epidemiological study from Australia, on cell phones and brain cancer, made headline news: Chapman S, Azizi L, Luo Q, Sitas F. Has the incidence of brain cancer risen in Australia since the introduction of mobile phones 29 years ago? Cancer Epidemiology, 2016 May 4.

Reason for this global interest is simple, the authors claim to have proven that cell phones do not cause brain cancer and the issue should be put to rest. The study analyzed the 29 year history of cell phone use in Australia and compared it with the numbers of brain cancer reported to cancer registry.

However, I think the authors greatly overstated significance of their results leading to misinformation of the readers and the general public at large. SNIP

Read the post here.

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