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Brain tumor. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated March 30, 2015. Accessed April 28, 2015.
Carlo G, Jenrow RS. Scientific progress—wireless phones and brain cancer: current state of the science. Med Gen Med. 2000;2(3):E40.
Davis FG, McCarthy BJ, et al. Centralized databases available for describing primary brain tumor incidence, survival, and treatment: Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States; surveillance, epidemiology, and end results; and National Cancer Data Base. Neuro-Oncology. 1999;1(3):205–211.
Hardell L, Carlberg M, et al. Meta-analysis of long-term mobile phone use and the association with brain tumours. Int J Oncol. 2008;32(5):1097-1103.
Health issues: Do cell phones pose a health hazard? US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/RadiationEmittingProductsandProcedures/HomeBusinessandEntertainment/CellPhones/ucm116282.htm. Updated October 1, 2014. Accessed April 28, 2015.
Hepworth SJ, Schoemaker MJ, et al. Mobile phone use and risk of glioma in adults: Case-control study. BMJ. 2006;332(7546):883-887.
INTERPHONE Study Group. Brain tumour risk in relation to mobile telephone use: results of the INTERPHONE international case-control study. Int J Epidemiol. 2010;39(3):675-94.
Johansen C, Boice JD, et al. Cellular telephones and cancer: Update of a nationwide Danish cohort.. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006;98(23):1707-1713.
No evidence linking cell phone use to risk of brain tumors. US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/downloads/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/UCM212306.pdf. Updated May 2010. Accessed April 28, 2015.
Reducing exposure: Hands-free kits and other accessories steps to reduce exposure to radiofrequency energy. US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/RadiationEmittingProductsandProcedures/HomeBusinessandEntertainment/CellPhones/ucm116293.htm. Updated October 1, 2014. Accessed April 28, 2015.