Electromagnetic Fields and Neoplasms

  • Stanislaw Szmigielski
  • Jerzy Gil


Cancer morbidity has been growing rapidly in the first few decades and it is believed that to a large extent the increase in incidence of neoplasms is related to growing exposure to harmful environmental factors that may either induce (carcinogens) or promote neoplastic transformation and/or growth and spread of tumors. Recognition of environmental factors related to cancer morbidity and investigation of their carcinogenic potency and mechanisms of interaction with respect to neoplasms is amongst the most important prophylactic tasks leading to lowering of cancer morbidity and protection of the population.


Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Microwave Radiation Occupational Exposure Neoplastic Transformation Cancer Morbidity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanislaw Szmigielski
    • 1
  • Jerzy Gil
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biological Effects of Nonionizing RadiationsCenter for Radiobiology and Radiation SafetyWarsawPoland
  2. 2.MMA Postgraduate Medical SchoolWarsawPoland

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