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Record high number of new brain tumors in 2015 in Denmark.

It is unethical to wait for even more people to be diagnosed with brain
tumor before the industry, government and authorities warn mobile phone
users of the serious health risks with today’s intense and prolonged use.

Ever since 2010 all studies investigating risks for brain tumors from
mobile phone use over 30 minutes to one hour a day over several years have
found increased risks for CNS tumors (glioma, acoustic neuroma and also
meningioma).[1] American children and teenagers to-day are not informed at all
of mobile phone health risks, or wrongly informed that there are no health risks observed

[1] Hardell et al. 2013 (glioma, acoustic neruoma, meningioma); Interphone 2010 (glioma, meningioma) and 2011; Coureau et al. 2014 (glioma and meningioma); Pettersson et al. 2014 (acoustic neuroma); Sato et al. 2011

  1. Record high number of new brain tumors in 2015 in Denmark
    Date: Jan 20 2017

    Never before have so many new patients been diagnosed with a brain tumor
    in Denmark as in year 2015. The number of people diagnosed with tumors of
    the central nervous system (CNS, including brain tumors) in Denmark has
    more than doubled since 1990 according to new statistics and the largest
    increase has been in the last 10 years until 2015. Among young people aged
    0-39 years, tumors in the CNS are the type of cancer that has increased the
    most…
    The increase appears to have accelerated in the last ten years according to
    the data from the Danish Cancer Registry, analyzed by the Swedish Radiation
    Protection Foundation. The data includes both malignant and benign brain
    tumors. During the same period, the use of mobile phones has increased
    tremendously.
    In addition, the number of young patients diagnosed with a CNS tumor is on
    the rise…are also increasing among the young and are now almost as common as malignant melanoma among those aged 0-39 years. CNS tumors have increased more than any other tumor type over the past ten years in this age group…

    Read the full report from Swedish Radiation Protection Foundation. Link
    http://www.stralskyddsstiftelsen.se/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/denmark_cnstumorsrising_2017-01-20.pdf

    Link to Danish Cancer Registry database http://esundhed.dk/sundhedsregistre/CAR/CAR01/Sider/Tabel.aspx
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    (acoustic neuroma)

  2. In the US, Brain Cancer has exceeded leukemia now as the leading cancer among children

    http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-02/abta-mbt022216.php
    Feb. 24, 2016: A report published in the journal Neuro-Oncology and funded by the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) finds that malignant brain tumors (glioma is a malignant brain tumor) are the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in adolescents and young adults aged 15-39 and the most common cancer occurring among 15-19 year olds. (The study from Neuro-Oncology is here:
    http://neuro-oncology.oxfordjournals.org/content/18/suppl_1/i1.full.pdf+html?sid=fe341f7a-b6c5-4ac2-ae9f-6c2d4f54cc08)
    (Leukemia used to be the leading cancer among children, but it is now #2 behind brain cancer)
    While a rare cancer overall, brain and CNS (central nervous system) tumors are among the most common cancers occurring in the 0-14 age group