Study overviews

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

505 studies in total
  1. 97 studies
  2. 80 studies
  3. 79 studies
  4. 77 studies
  5. 64 studies
  6. 59 studies
  7. 59 studies
  8. 59 studies
  9. 59 studies
  10. 30 studies
Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
Kliukiene J et al. 2003 cohort study women 1961 - 2002 Norway breast cancer RF field, microwaves, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Schoenfeld ER et al. 2003 case-control study women 1996 - 1997 USA breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Li CY et al. 2003 case-control study men, women, ≥ 15 years 1987 - 1992 Taiwan leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Davis S et al. 2002 case-control study women, 20–74 years November 1992 - March 1995 USA breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, other domestic appliance, residential
Koc M et al. 2001 - men, ≥ 45 years 1990 - 2000 Turkey male breast cancer electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
McElroy JA et al. 2001 case-control study women, 50–79 years 1994 - 1995 USA breast cancer 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, other domestic appliance, personal
van Wijngaarden E et al. 2001 case-control study women, 20–74 years 1993 - 1995 USA breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Pollan M et al. 2001 cohort study men, 25–59 years 1971 - 1989 Sweden male breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Erren TC 2001 meta-analysis men, women 1930 - 1993 USA, Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, England, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, China, Taiwan breast cancer in women and men electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, personal
Laden F et al. 2000 cohort study women 1976 - 1996 USA breast cancer electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, personal
Zheng T et al. 2000 case-control study women, 31–85 years 1994 - 1997 USA breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, other domestic appliance, personal
Ballard T et al. 2000 meta-analysis men, women 1950 - 1992 Canada, USA, Finland, UK, Japan leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, breast cancer, rectum cancer, lung cancer and other cancer types, all cancer RF field, electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Forssen UM et al. 2000 case-control study women, ≥ 16 years 1960 - 1985 Sweden breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, PC/TV monitor, occupational, residential
Floderus B et al. 1999 cohort study men, women, ≥ 20 years 1971 - 1984 Sweden leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, male breast cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectum cancer, pancreas cancer, lung cancer, uterus cancer, melanoma, and other cancer types, all cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Kliukiene J et al. 1999 cohort study women 1961 - 1992 Norway breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Feychting M et al. 1998 case-control study men, women, ≥ 16 years 1960 - 1985 Sweden female breast cancer and male breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Coogan PF et al. 1998 case-control study women 1983 - 1986 USA breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, electric blanket, other domestic appliance, residential, personal
Johansen C et al. 1998 cohort study men, women 1968 - 1993 Denmark leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, female breast cancer and male breast cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectum cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, melanoma, and other cancer types, all cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
Gammon MD et al. 1998 case-control study women 1990 - 1992 USA breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, other domestic appliance, personal
Li CY et al. 1997 case-control study men, women, ≥ 15 years 1987 - 1992 Taiwan leukemia, brain tumor, breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Stenlund C et al. 1997 case-control study men 1985 - 1987 Sweden male breast cancer, testicular cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
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
Coogan PF et al. 1996 case-control study women 1988 - 1991 USA breast cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Tynes T et al. 1996 cohort study women 1961 - 1991 Norway breast cancer RF field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
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