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David Schottenfeld and Joseph F. Fraumeni

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195149616

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.001.0001

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Electromagnetic Fields and Radiofrequency Radiation

Electromagnetic Fields and Radiofrequency Radiation

(p.306) 17 Electromagnetic Fields and Radiofrequency Radiation
Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention



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This chapter discusses the link between electromagnetic fields and cancer, focusing on the nonionizing part of the electromagnetic spectrum, and within that range, only with frequencies up to 300 GHz. Topics covered include the interaction of nonionizing radiation with biological systems, potential mechanisms of carcinogenicity, public concern with nonionizing radiation, and exposure sources and populations studied.

Keywords:   cancer risk, nonionizing radiation, electromagnetic fields, radiofrequency radiation exposure

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