Children Leukemia Specialist South Milwaukee WI

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.

Margery Ann Strack, MD
(414) 769-6229
2000 E Layton Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1980

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Rossana M Madamba, MD
1818 W National Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1988

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John Pierrus Hanson, MD
(414) 385-3086
2901 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy Ste 415
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, Wi; St Lukes Med Ctr, Milwaukee, Wi
Group Practice: Aurora Health Center West Bend; Slinger Aurora Clinic

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William Joseph Pao, MD
(414) 649-6420
2900 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: St Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, Wi; St Lukes Med Ctr, Milwaukee, Wi
Group Practice: Radiation Oncology Assoc

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Ronald Dixon Hart, MD
(414) 384-5111
2801 W Kinnickinnic River Pikewy #930
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, Wi; St Lukes Med Ctr, Milwaukee, Wi
Group Practice: Oncology Of Wisconsin Sc At Milwaukee South

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Brenda M Pierce
(414) 479-8695
7322 W Rawson Ave
Franklin, WI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Juanito Parel Singson, MD
(414) 344-3866
3237 S 16th St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1967

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Kenneth T Bastin
(414) 649-6420
2900 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Magdalena Flejsierowicz
(414) 385-3086
2901 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Ellen L Ziaja
(414) 649-6420
2900 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI
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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