Children Leukemia Specialist Cullman AL
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital: Cullman Reg Med Ctr, Cullman, Al
Group Practice: Crmc Oncology Ctr
Crmc Oncology Ctr
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1977
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Muscle Shoals, AL
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital: Eliza Coffee Mem Hosp, Florence, Al; Helen Keller Hosp, Sheffield, Al; Shoals Hosp, Muscle Shoals, Al
Group Practice: Northwest Alabama Cancer Ctr
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1982
Crmc Oncology Ctr
Hematology / Oncology
The Hidden Danger of Electrical Power Lines
Electricity keeps our lives humming, but since the late 1970s, scientists have been concerned that magnetic fields generated by electrical power lines may cause cancer—particularly childhood leukemia.
The latest electromagnetic study reveals a shocking possibility: Children who live within 200 meters (about 220 yards) of high-voltage power lines at birth have a 69 percent higher risk of leukemia than those who live farther than 600 meters (656 yards) from the lines. Infants who lived between 200 and 600 meters had a 23 percent higher risk of leukemia.
The study’s authors, from the University of Oxford’s Childhood Cancer Research Group, readily admit that their results, while important, could be due to chance since they did not factor in any socioeconomic or environmental factors other than magnetic fields. Still, it’s the largest power-line study to date. Between 1962 and 1995, the researchers statistically analyzed the health records of more than 29,000 English and Welsh children with cancer (9,700 of whom had leukemia) and cross-referenced that information with Britain’s National Grid records.
Little is understood about how or why magnetic fields pose health risks, yet there appears to be a correlation between childhood cancer and high-voltage power lines.
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