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Do cell phones cause cancer?
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Phone companies push bad science

Research into the link between cell phones and cancer has been undermined by the influence of the telecommunications industry.
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Cell phone companies actively work to promote research suggesting cell phones are safe and to conceal studies that indicate a link to cancer, despite what the science actually says. The production and sale of cell phones and their related services and infrastructure is a multi-trillion dollar industry, so there is an enormous amount of money at stake for many different companies when it comes to research about the safety of cellular technology. Industry-financed initiatives like the Wireless Technology Research project (WTR) have a clear bias, and allow phone companies to publicize favorable results while suppressing research that might be damaging to their bottom line.

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[P1] Cell phone companies actively work to conceal links between cell phones and cancer.

Rejecting the premises


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