A government-funded study trying to understand the link between
cellphones and cancer determined radiation from the devices causes cancer in male rats .
Male rats exposed to radio frequency radiation like that used on 2G and 3G cellphones made in the 1990s developed cancerous
“We believe that the link between radio frequency radiation and
Any link between the radiation and
But, the findings don't tell us much, if anything, about any possible cancer risk for humans.
“The exposures used in the studies cannot be compared directly to the exposure that humans experience when using a cell phone,” Bucher said.
The rats were exposed to
The American Cancer Society also cast doubt on the study's implications for people.
“The incidence of brain
Further, the FDA released a statement following the findings, assuring Americans that current recommendations for