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up to 22 hours per day. These

conditions are not similar to the

conditions under which people use

wireless phones, so we don’t know

with certainty what the results

of such studies mean for human

health. Three large epidemiology

studies have been published since

December 2000. Between them, the

studies investigated any possible

association between the use of

wireless phones and primary brain

cancer, glioma, meningioma, or

acoustic neuroma, tumors of the

brain or salivary gland, leukemia, or

other cancers. None of the studies

demonstrated the existence of any

harmful health effects from wireless

phone RF exposures.

However, none of the studies can

answer questions about longterm

exposures, since the average period

of phone use in these studies was

around three years.

5. What research is needed to

decide whether RF exposure from

wireless phones poses a health


A combination of laboratory studies

and epidemiological studies of

people actually using wireless

phones would provide some of

the data that are needed. Lifetime

animal exposure studies could be

completed in a few years. However,

very large numbers of animals

would be needed to provide reliable

proof of a cancer promoting effect if

one exists. Epidemiological studies

can provide data that is directly

applicable to human populations,

but 10 or more years follow-up

may be needed to provide answers

about some health effects, such as


This is because the interval

between the time of exposure to

a cancer-causing agent and the

time tumors develop - if they do

may be many, many years. The

interpretation of epidemiological

studies is hampered by difficulties

in measuring actual RF exposure

during day-to-day use of wireless

phones. Many factors affect this

measurement, such as the angle at

which the phone is held, or which