Study overviews

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

496 studies in total
  1. 96 studies
  2. 80 studies
  3. 76 studies
  4. 75 studies
  5. 64 studies
  6. 59 studies
  7. 58 studies
  8. 58 studies
  9. 58 studies
  10. 30 studies
Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
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
Demers PA et al. 1991 case-control study men 1983 - 1987 USA male breast cancer RF field, Radio/TV transmitter, electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, occupational
Stein Y et al. 2011 - men, women, 18–69 years not stated Israel leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, breast cancer, testicular cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, bone cancer, malignant melanoma, lung cancer and other cancer types RF field, Radio/TV transmitter, radar, wireless transmitter, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, PC/TV monitor, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
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
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
Kliukiene J et al. 2003 cohort study women 1961 - 2002 Norway breast cancer RF field, microwaves, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, 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
Sun JW et al. 2013 meta-analysis men 1970 - 2002 Sweden, Denmark, Norway France, UK, USA, Korea, Canada male breast cancer Radio/TV transmitter, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, residential
Chen C et al. 2010 meta-analysis women, 15–75 years 1976 - 2001 USA, Canada, Norway, and Sweden breast cancer electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, occupational, residential
Laden F et al. 2000 cohort study women 1976 - 1996 USA breast cancer electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, personal