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Exposure to power-frequency magnetic fields and the risk of childhood cancer. UK Childhood Cancer Study Investigators.

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BACKGROUND: Previous studies have suggested an association between exposure to power-frequency electromagnetic fields (EMF) and the development of childhood malignant disease, especially leukaemia and tumours of the central nervous system. We investigated the relation between all childhood cancer and exposure to power-frequency magnetic fields. METHODS: The UK Childhood Cancer Study was a population case-control study covering the whole of England, Wales, and Scotland. All children with a con...

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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
354
Issue:
9194
Pages:
1925-1931
Publication date:
1999-12-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:8be887b6-32ae-4eda-8744-a0737b7eb78b
Source identifiers:
37295
Local pid:
pubs:37295

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