headshot of CWRU medicine faculty Jill Barnholtz-Sloan

Medicine’s Jill Barnholtz-Sloan explains doubts for study finding link between cell phone use, cancer

Study linking cell phone use to cancer stirs debate
The Scientist: Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, associate professor of medicine, explained some of the doubts she has for a study that found a link between cell phone use and cancer. “There is not a clear dose response relationship from these data,” she said. “I also question the statistical power that they had to see these very small differences in incidence based on their sample size,” she said.