Teens' brain tumours increase

19-Sep-2017

In March of this year, Prevent Cancer Now posted a blog on their website called “Brain tumours now the most frequent form of cancer in U.S. adolescents: Ground-breaking American study.” It is a piece that depicts the staggering rate at which brain tumours are now affecting America’s youth. Not only are these brain tumours increasing in Americans but Canadians as well. Canadian adolescents and young adults are finding increased rates of brain cancer in line with the US findings.

Cell phones emit radiofrequency energy (radio waves), which is a form of non-ionizing radiation. Cell phone use in Canada has become unprecedented with 28.8 million currently in use. Canada also has the 4th heaviest mobile data users in the world. The amount of radiation from these devices Canadians are being exposed to, has and continues to grow exponentially as these wireless devices are now being brought to school, being kept under pillows, and being used to watch streaming content.

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