Does cell phone use increase the risk of brain tumors? - Review of 11 studies

von: Amir Hossein Mortazavi Entesab, Naina Sawal

GRIN Verlag , 2016

ISBN: 9783668222946 , 17 Seiten

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Does cell phone use increase the risk of brain tumors? - Review of 11 studies


 

Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2016 in the subject Medicine - Neoplasms, Oncology, grade: A, Saba University School of Medicine, language: English, abstract: This literature review investigated the possible association between the use of mobile phones and brain tumors. In brief, 11 publications were retrieved from JSTOR, PubMed, Google Scholar, and Summon in order to compare the association between the usage of mobile phones in patients with a brain tumor and those without. Papers published in English, and after 2001 were selected for. There was no limit on age, gender, geographical location and type of brain tumor. In this study, we compared the observed patterns for brain tumor incidence trends in a variety of publications, particularly those of a meta-analysis or case control nature, in order to investigate the association between mobile phone use and the risk of brain tumor development.