Science Media Centre

Science Media Centre

Expert Reactions

Experts Respond: IARC – Cellphones “Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans”

John Kerr posted in on June 1st, 2011.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a subsidiary of the World Health Organization, has released a monograph classifying exposure to mobile phones as “possibly carcinogenic to humans”, or in Group 2B by their classification system. They found that wireless phone use may increase the risk of glioma, a malignant brain cancer. The official […]

Copyright 2017 Science Media Centre (New Zealand)

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy