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Eur J Cancer Prev. 2016 Jul;25(4):357-60. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000224.

Cancer versus FM radio polarization types.

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Hallberg Independent Research, Sköndalsvägen, Sköndal, Sweden.

Abstract

In 2002, a detailed analysis of skin melanoma in 289 Swedish municipalities showed a strong association with the number of horizontally polarized main FM transmitters covering a municipality. Basic antenna theory says that body-resonance and standing waves cannot appear above a metal spring mattress unless the electric field is horizontally polarized. To test the hypothesis that body-resonant radiation can cause increased cancer risk in other European countries, I collected and analysed reported data from 24 countries, among which six were using vertical polarization. The results showed a strong association between cancer risk and the use of horizontally polarized FM broadcasting radiation, whereas vertical polarization seemed to cause no health effects. This information should form the basis for initiating relevant corrective actions by responsible authorities.

PMID:
26954356
DOI:
10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000224
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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