Italian RF Study “Reinforces” U.S. NTP Finding Ramazzini’s Belpoggi Calls for IARC To Reassess RF Cancer Risk

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Italian RF Study “Reinforces” U.S. NTP Finding

Ramazzini’s Belpoggi Calls for IARC To Reassess RF Cancer Risk


Partial results of the Ramazzini Institute’s RF–animal study, which show a statistically significant increase in tumors in the hearts of male rats exposed to GSM radiation, were officially released today. They appear in Environmental Research, a peer-reviewed journal.

As we reported last month, the Ramazzini finding of Schwann cell tumors —called schwannomas— in the rat hearts is consistent with a similar finding by the U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) in a $25 million RF project.

In an interview with Microwave News, Fiorella Belpoggi, the senior author of the new paper and the director of the Ramazzini Institute’s Research Center in Bologna, Italy, offered her views on the new results, the parallels with those of the NTP and the implications for IARC’s designation of the cancer risk of RF radiation.
Read the exclusive Interview here.

Louis Slesin, PhD

Editor, Microwave News

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