Study overviews

Epidemiological studies on power frequency fields (50/60 Hz)

511 studies in total
  1. 98 studies
  2. 82 studies
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  10. 30 studies
Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
Guenel P et al. 1996 case-control study men 1978 - 1989 France leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, other cancer electric field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
Grayson JK 1996 case-control study men, ≥ 18 years 1970 - 1989 USA brain tumor RF field, microwaves, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Verkasalo PK et al. 1996 cohort study men, women, ≥ 20 years 1970 - 1989 Finland leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, breast cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectum cancer, pancreas cancer, uterus cancer, prostate cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer and other cancer types, all cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Miller AB et al. 1996 case-control study men 1973 - 1988 Canada acute nonlymphoid leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, and chronic lymphoid leukemia, brain tumor, other cancer electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
Fear NT et al. 1996 cohort study men, women 1981 - 1987 England leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, female breast cancer and male breast cancer, cancer of colon, liver and other types of cancer, all cancer electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Savitz DA et al. 1995 cohort study men 1950 - 1988 USA leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, male breast cancer, other cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
Kheifets LI et al. 1995 meta-analysis men 1950 - 1988 USA, New Zealand, Australia, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, UK, Canada, France brain tumor electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Dosemeci M et al. 1994 cohort study women 1984 - 1989 USA leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, breast cancer, colon cancer, rectum cancer, lung cancer ovary cancer and other cancer types electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Theriault G et al. 1994 case-control study men 1970 - 1989 France and Canada acute nonlymphoid leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, brain tumor, male breast cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectum cancer, lung cancer, melanoma and other cancer types, all cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
Armstrong B et al. 1994 case-control study men 1970 - 1988 (Canada), 1978 - 1989 (France) Canada leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, melanoma, colon, stomach, lung, bone, prostate cancer and other cancer types, all cancer electric field, magnetic field, signals/pulses, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
Tynes T et al. 1994 cohort study men 1953 - 1991 Norway leukemia, brain tumor, male breast cancer, stomach, colon, rectum, pancreas, lung, prostate, kidney, bladder cancer, malignant melanoma electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Feychting M et al. 1994 case-control study men, women, ≥ 16 years 1960 - 1985 Sweden leukemia, central nervous system tumors magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Floderus B et al. 1993 case-control study men, 20–64 years 1983 - 1987 Sweden acute myeloid leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, brain tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Schreiber GH et al. 1993 cohort study men, women 1961 - 1987 Netherlands leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, breast cancer, stomach cancer, rectum cancer, lung cancer ande other cancer types, all cancer, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases, mortality magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, residential
Guenel P et al. 1993 cohort study men, women, 20–64 years 1970 - 1987 Denmark leukemia, brain tumor, female breast cancer and male breast cancer, melanoma electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Sahl JD et al. 1993 cohort study men, women, ≥ 20 years 1960 - 1988 USA leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, all cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
Tynes T et al. 1992 cohort study men, ≥ 20 years 1961 - 1985 Norway leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, male breast cancer, cancer of pleura (mesothelioma), larynx, bladder, colon, stomach, liver and other organs; soft tissue sarkoma, all cancer Radio/TV transmitter, electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, 16 2/3 Hz (train), occupational
Törnqvist S et al. 1991 cohort study men, 20–64 years 1961 - 1979 Sweden leukemia, brain tumor electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Mack W et al. 1991 case-control study men, 25–69 years 1980 - 1984 USA glioma, astrocytoma, and meningioma electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Schlehofer B et al. 1990 case-control study men, women 1987 - 1988 Germany glioma, meningioma and other brain tumor types magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Juutilainen J et al. 1990 cohort study men, 25–64 years 1971 -1980 Finland acute myeloid leukemia, all leukemia types, brain tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Loomis DP et al. 1990 case-control study men, ≥ 20 years 1985 - 1986 USA leukemia, brain tumor electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Reif JS et al. 1989 case-control study men, ≥ 20 years 1980 - 1984 New Zealand brain tumor RF field, Radio/TV transmitter, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
Pearce NE et al. 1989 case-control study men, ≥ 20 years 1980 - 1984 New Zealand leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectum cancer, lung cancer, melanoma and other cancer types RF field, Radio/TV transmitter, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, occupational
Preston-Martin S et al. 1989 case-control study men, 25–69 years 1980 - 1984 USA glioma and meningioma electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF