Sharp rise in aggressive brain cancer linked to mobile phones with cases ...

Number of people affected has grown from 983 in 1995 to 2,531 in 2015 Discovered a rise of glioblastoma multiforme cases across all age groups Study has sparked criticism, who argue that rise could be other factors

By Isabella Fish For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:41 BST, 3 May 2018 | Updated: 01:52 BST, 3 May 2018

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A sharp rise in the rates of brain cancer has been linked to mobile phone use.

Cases of glioblastoma multiforme – an aggressive and often fatal type of brain tumour – have risen in England from 983 in 1995 to 2,531 in 2015. 

Published in the Journal of Public Health and Environment, the study analysed 79,241 malignant brain tumours over 21 years and discovered a rise across all age groups.

Cases of glioblastoma multiforme – an aggressive and often fatal type of brain tumour – have risen in England from 983 in 1995 to 2,531 in 2015 (stock image used)

Cases of glioblastoma multiforme – an

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