Study overviews

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

502 studies in total
  1. 97 studies
  2. 80 studies
  3. 78 studies
  4. 77 studies
  5. 64 studies
  6. 59 studies
  7. 59 studies
  8. 58 studies
  9. 58 studies
  10. 30 studies

Other types of childhood cancer 59 studies in total

Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
Olshan AF et al. 1999 case-control study men, women, children, 0–18 years 1992 - 1996 USA, Canada neuroblastoma electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, high volt./current device/welder, occupational
De Roos AJ et al. 2001 case-control study men, women, children, 0–18 years 1992 - 1994 USA and Canada neuroblastoma magnetic field, low frequency, 50/60 Hz, occupational
McKean-Cowdin R et al. 1998 case-control study men, women, children, 0–18 years 1984 - 1991 USA astroglial tumor, primitive neuroectodermal tumors electric field, low frequency, electrical substation, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Gurney JG et al. 1996 case-control study men, women, children, 0–19 years 1989 - 1994 USA childhood brain/CNS tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, other domestic appliance, residential, personal
Wilkins 3rd JR et al. 1988 case-control study men, women, children, 0–19 years 1959 - 1978 USA childhood brain/CNS tumor electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Wilkins 3rd JR et al. 1996 case-control study men, women, children, 0–20 years 1975 - 1982 USA childhood brain/CNS tumor electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, high volt./current device/welder, occupational
Pearce MS et al. 2007 case-control study men, women, children, 0–25 years 1968 - 2000 UK childhood leukemia, childhood brain/CNS tumor, retinoblastoma, renal tumor, hepatic tumor, malignant bone tumor, soft tissue sarcoma, germ cell neoplasm electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
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
Preston-Martin S et al. 1996 case-control study men, women, children, children in utero, 0–19 years 1984 - 1991 USA astrocytoma, glioma, primitive neuroectodermal tumor, other brain tumor types magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, other domestic appliance, personal