Jun 22, 2011

Carcinogenicity of Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields

Robert Baan, Yann Grosse, Béatrice Lauby-Secretan, Fatiha El Ghissassi, Véronique Bouvard, Lamia Benbrahim-Tallaa, Neela Guha, Farhad Islami, Laurent Galichet, Kurt Straif, The Lancet Oncology (Early Online Publication), June 22, 2011

The Lancet Oncology published a summary of the evaluation meeting at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that took place at the end of may (see press release). It classifies radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) (including those caused by mobile phones) as possibly carcinogenic to humans (IARC classification 2B).