Partner Stephen Williams recently published a Legal Update Mobile Phones and Cancer – The Next Asbestos? about an Italian case which created some concern in the telecommunications and health industries.

A more recent UK newspaper article by Henry Bodkin has done nothing to assuage those concerns – read The Telegraph article Mobile phone cancer warning as malignant brain tumours double

Apparently a study of brain tumours has shown an increase in a particular kind of tumour, possibly related to the use of mobile phones, with more research being required before any definitive conclusions can be reached.

Until the use of mobile phones is cleared as a cause of cancer, it remains sensible for reasonable precautions to be taken as regards their use.

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