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Children Leukemia Specialist Newark DE

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.

Jamil Khatri
(302) 731-7782
4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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S Eric Martin, MD
(302) 366-1200
4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 2200
Newark, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Steven C Falchuk, MD
(302) 454-9011
4745 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 200
Newark, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De; Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De; Christiana Hosp, Newark, De

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Nicholas James Petrelli, MD
(302) 623-4550
4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 1233
Newark, DE
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1973

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Ekkehard S Schubert, MD
(302) 733-1830
4755 Ogletown Station Rd
Newark, DE
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Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Fak Der Georg August Univ, Gottingen, Niedersachsen
Graduation Year: 1959

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Martha Hosford, MD
(302) 731-7782
4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 2100
Newark, DE
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jamil Khatri, MD
(302) 594-3325
Ste 2100 4701 Ogletown Statnton Rd
Newark, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Cooper Hosp, Camden, Nj
Group Practice: Regional Hematology & Oncology Pa

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Viroon Donavanik, MD
(302) 623-4800
4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
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Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Languages
Chinese, Other, Thai
Education
Medical School: Mahidol Univ-Siriraj Hosp, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1971
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Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De; Christiana Hosp, Newark, De; Union Hospital Of Cecil County, Elkton, Md

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Michael J Guarino
(302) 366-1200
4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
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Medical Oncology

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Charles J Schneider
(302) 366-1200
4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
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Medical 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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