8. Animal Studies in Carcinogen Identification: The Example of Power Frequency (50/60 Hz) Magnetic Fields

  1. Prof. Dr. Günter Obe2,3,
  2. Dr. Burkhard Jandrig4,
  3. Prof. Dr. Gary E. Marchant5,
  4. Dipl. Päd. Holger Schütz6 and
  5. Prof. Dr. Peter M. Wiedemann7
  1. David L. McCormick

Published Online: 27 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527634613.ch8

Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends

Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends

How to Cite

McCormick, D. L. (2011) Animal Studies in Carcinogen Identification: The Example of Power Frequency (50/60 Hz) Magnetic Fields, in Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends (eds G. Obe, B. Jandrig, G. E. Marchant, H. Schütz and P. M. Wiedemann), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527634613.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Ret. from University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

  2. 3

    Gershwinstrasse 33, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  3. 4

    Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Robert-Rössle-Str. 10, 13125 Berlin, Germany

  4. 5

    Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, P.O. Box 877906, Tempe, AZ 85287-796, USA

  5. 6

    Research Center Jülich, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-8), 52425 Jülich, Germany

  6. 7

    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), TAB – Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag, Neue Schönhauser Straße 10, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. IIT Research Institute, 10 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60616, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527327539

Online ISBN: 9783527634613

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Keywords:

  • cancer bioassay;
  • carcinogenicity;
  • causality;
  • EMF flux density;
  • exposure assessment;
  • hazard identification;
  • power frequency EMF

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Strengths and Limitations of Epidemiology Studies of EMF as a Cancer Hazard

  • Strengths and Limitations of Experimental Studies of EMF as a Cancer Hazard

  • Role of Mechanistic Studies in EMF Hazard Assessment

  • Oncogenicity Studies of EMF

  • Conclusions

  • References