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Re: Mobile phone use and brain tumours in the CERENAT case–control study
  1. Lennart Hardell,
  2. Michael Carlberg
  1. Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden
  1. Correspondence to Dr Lennart Hardell, Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Örebro SE-701 85, Sweden; lennart.hardell{at}

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We have with great interest read the article by Coureau et al1 on mobile phone use and the risk for glioma and meningioma. However, we are concerned about the results in appendix 2.

Side of mobile phone use was defined as ipsilateral for cases if the phone was used on the same side of the brain as the tumour or on both sides. Contralateral …

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  • Contributors MC carried out the statistical analysis. LH and MC wrote and approved the final version of the letter.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Uppsala University Hospital.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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