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Topic: Does cell phone radiation cause cancer

Forum: High Risk for Breast Cancer — Due to family history, genetics, or other factors.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2019 05:34PM

Karmic108 wrote:

I browse my cell phone putting on my right breast using it like a stand. I got dx bc in the exact same location.

Is it a coincidence or is it can be possible that bc came due to radiation


Dx 12/31/2018, DCIS/IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 3/1/2019 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary Radiation Therapy 3/26/2019 Multi-catheter: Breast
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Feb 24, 2019 05:59PM WC3 wrote:

If you want honesty, possibly. But it would be impossible to determine if your cancer is from that, because breast cancer itself is so common and was before cell phones.

Dx 2018, IDC, Left, 3cm, Grade 3, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (FISH) Chemotherapy 5/31/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 11/14/2018 Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Targeted Therapy Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy Herceptin (trastuzumab)
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Feb 24, 2019 06:39PM rachelcarter35 wrote:

I used to store my cellphone in my bra! My main cancer spot was right in the same area. I have wondered about this.

Dx 2/21/2018, DCIS/IDC, Both breasts, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 4/24/2018 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Nipple reconstruction, Nipple tattoo, Silicone implant, Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Nipple reconstruction, Nipple tattoo, Silicone implant, Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 6/15/2018 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Chemotherapy Targeted Therapy Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Feb 25, 2019 07:27PM Audreymarie wrote:

I wore my IPod for several years on and off, inside my bra and it is exactly where my tumor appeared, as well. I no longer "wear" my phone or any electronics. I thought of this when My Dx was made.This is worrisome since phones are held to our earsby so many people for so much of the time. Yikes!

Dx 8/4/2017, IDC, Left, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 1/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/30/2017 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 1/16/2018 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 5/14/2018 Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Feb 25, 2019 08:41PM Karmic108 wrote:

How do we check if we have have any brain tumors.

I used to use cell phone by the ear and in the past couple years am using speaker while I drive..

I met my deductible and oop.

I can use some appts.

But if we just say check my brain would they do..

They did pet scan. Is there any brain scan

Dx 12/31/2018, DCIS/IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 3/1/2019 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary Radiation Therapy 3/26/2019 Multi-catheter: Breast
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Feb 26, 2019 06:08AM gb2115 wrote:

You have to get a CT scan or MRI to check your brain but they won't do it unless you have symptoms to check out, probably.

I'm not sure, but I just got a new phone and I swear somewhere in the directions it said to not keep it right up on your body. I sometimes keep it in my pocket but try not to. I also try not to talk on it like a regular phone....if I am out I use an earbud, and at home I will put a call on speaker. Just in case.


Dx IDC in October 2016, stage 2A, 1.2 cm ER/PR+ Her2-, Grade 2, 1/3 nodes. Mammaprint low risk luminal A, Lumpectomy + radiation + tamoxifen. Age 38 at diagnosis.
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Mar 2, 2019 01:46PM WC3 wrote:

gb2115:

Some manufacturers put that in the manual. It's not because there is conclusive evidence that cell phone radiation causes cancer. It's to absolve themselves of liability in case it does...or a lawyer can convince a jury that it did.

Dx 2018, IDC, Left, 3cm, Grade 3, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (FISH) Chemotherapy 5/31/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 11/14/2018 Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Targeted Therapy Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy Herceptin (trastuzumab)
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Mar 3, 2019 06:58AM gb2115 wrote:

Oh I know... I don't even actually worry about it, I had just never read it before. But then again, I think this is the first time I ever read the manual!!!

Dx IDC in October 2016, stage 2A, 1.2 cm ER/PR+ Her2-, Grade 2, 1/3 nodes. Mammaprint low risk luminal A, Lumpectomy + radiation + tamoxifen. Age 38 at diagnosis.
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Mar 3, 2019 07:42AM - edited Mar 3, 2019 07:42AM by MelissaDallas

Here is a very recent post by the National Cancer Institute regarding cell phones and cancer

https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/radiation/cell-phones-fact-sheet


LCIS, extensive sclerosing adenosis, TAH/BSO & partial omentectomy for mucinous borderline ovarian tumor.
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Mar 8, 2019 10:17AM - edited Mar 8, 2019 10:18AM by CasM

I believe there isn't enough research out yet on cell phone use close to the head and "wearing" of cell phones. I want to cut my exposure of environmental and product toxins so I purchased a safe sleeve and always turn my phone to airplane mode at night while sleeping. Dr Mercola is a advocate to decrease your EMF exposures - here is a podcast with Dr. Mercola on Bulletproof Radio with Dave Asprey. I love listening to both individuals.

https://blog.bulletproof.com/dangers-electronic-de...

ALH diagnosis Oct 2018

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