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WHO warns of link between cell phones and cancer

NEW YORK, NY (KAIT) - A panel of experts from the World Health Organization is now reporting that cell phones can possibly cause cancer.

A recent study put the use of cell phones along with other items like DDT and gasoline engine exhaust that could pose a cancer risk.

The cell phone-cancer conundrum has been a hot topic since shoe-size phones hit the scene in the late 1970s. Roughly 30 studies have failed to link the devices to cancer. But a large study last year found a slight, statistically insignificant increase in risk in a rare form of brain cancer called glioma among cell phone users.

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