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
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
Miller MA et al. 1995 meta-analysis men, women, children, 0–79 years - USA, Sweden, UK, leukemia and lymphoma, all cancer, childhood leukemia, all childhood cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
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
Lovely RH et al. 1994 case-control study men, women 1981 - 1984 USA leukemia magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, other domestic appliance, personal
London SJ et al. 1994 case-control study men, 20–64 years 1972 -1990 USA leukemia magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, 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
Ciccone G et al. 1993 case-control study men, women, 15–74 years 1989 - 1990 Italy myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome electric field, magnetic field, low frequency, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
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
Matanoski GM et al. 1993 case-control study men 1975 - 1980 USA leukemia 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
Richardson S et al. 1992 case-control study men, women, ≥ 30 years 1984 - 1988 France acute leukaemia magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
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
Jackson JD 1992 - men, women, children 1969 - 1986 USA leukemia, lung cancer, all cancer, childhood leukemia electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, other domestic appliance, residential, personal
Youngson JH et al. 1991 case-control study men, women, ≥ 15 years 1983 - 1985 England non-Hodgkin lymphoma, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia and chronic myeloid leukemia electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
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
Robinson CF et al. 1991 - men 1979 - 1985 USA leukemia electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
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
Bastuji-Garin S et al. 1990 case-control study men, women, ≥ 30 years 1984 - 1988 France acute leukemia RF field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, high volt./current device/welder, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Coleman MP et al. 1989 case-control study men, women, children 1965 - 1980 England acute lymphoid leukemia, chronic lymphoid leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, and chronic myeloid leukemia magnetic field, power transmission line, electrical substation, 50/60 Hz, residential
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
Linet MS et al. 1988 cohort study men 1961 - 1979 Sweden leukemia RF field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Preston-Martin S et al. 1988 case-control study men, women, 20–69 years 1979 - 1985 USA acute myelogenous leukemia and chronic myelogenous leukemia electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, personal
Severson RK et al. 1988 case-control study men, women 1981 - 1984 USA acute nonlymphocytic leukemia magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, inhouse wiring, residential
Stern RM 1987 pooled analysis men - - leukemia, acute leukemia, lung cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, high volt./current device/welder, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Flodin U et al. 1986 - - - - - magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, also other exposures without EMF, occupational
Törnqvist S et al. 1986 cohort study men 1961 - 1979 Sweden leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectum cancer, lung cancer and other cancer types, all cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, occupational