Children Leukemia Specialist Mitchell SD

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.

Anwarul Haq, MD
(605) 995-5756
605 N Foster St
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Urdu
Education
Medical School: Univ Del Noreste, Esc De Med, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Queen Of Peace Hospital, Mitchell, Sd
Group Practice: Mitchell Cancer Ctr

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Michael Peterson
(605) 995-5756
605 N Foster St
Mitchell, SD
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Avera Queen Peace Cancer Ctr

William Anthony Smithson, MD
(605) 322-7595
1000 E 21st St Ste 3100
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1967

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Marwan Daoud Hanna, MD
(605) 322-7595
1000 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1975

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David Carl Bartsch, MD
(605) 719-2301
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Cancer Care Institute

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Michael Evan Peterson, MD
(605) 995-5756
201 S Harmon Dr
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Queen Of Peace Hospital, Mitchell, Sd
Group Practice: Avera Queen Peace Cancer Ctr

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Anwarul Haq
(605) 996-2224
No address on file
Mitchell, SD
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital

Helen L Frederickson, MD
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1979

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Arunkumar Sanjeevi, MD
(605) 322-6900
300 N Dakota Ave Bldg STE117 # 300
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Daniel Grant Petereit
(605) 719-8559
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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The Hidden Danger of Electrical Power Lines

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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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