Is Your Cell Phone Killing You? Mobile Communications Fair Sponsored by Tech-Connect Presented by Tim Weber, PRA International February 23, 2010 Outline Background/Introduction Definitions Commonly studied health risks What does science tell us? Do cell phones really cause cancer?
Mobile Communications Fair
Sponsored by Tech-Connect
Presented by Tim Weber, PRA International
February 23, 2010
1 International Telecommunications Union. The World in 2009: ICT Facts and Figures. http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/material/Telecom09_flyer.pdf
Estimation of the absorption of electromagnetic radiation from a cell phone based on age (frequency GSM 900 Mhz) (on the right, a scale showing the specific absorption rate at different depths, in W/kg) (Gandhi et al. IEEE Trans Microwave Theor Tech. 1996;44:1884-1897. ©1996 IEEE).
Figure from Han, et al., in Surgical Neurology 72 (2009) 216-222
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