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For more information about this archival news release, please contact Christine Flowers, Director, Office of Communications & Public Liaison at (919) 541-3665.
Friday, May 27, 2016, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Contact: Robin Mackar, NIEHS
(919) 541-0073

Media Telebriefing: NTP Cell Phone Radiofrequency Radiation Study: Partial Release of Findings



Audio Recording of Media Telebriefing
May 27, 2016

NTP Cell Phone Study Page

The associate director of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) will provide an update and answer questions about a series of rodent studies on potential cancer risks from cell phone radiofrequency radiation.  

NTP is releasing a report of its findings in rats. These findings are available at The report is titled, “Report of Partial Findings From the National Toxicology Program Carcinogenesis Studies of Cell Phone Radiofrequency Radiation in Hsd: Sprague Dawley SD Rats (Whole Body Exposure).”  Studies in mice are still underway.

NTP is an interagency program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services headquartered at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health.


John Bucher, Ph.D.
Associate Director, National Toxicology Program (NTP)

Michael Wyde, Ph.D.
NTP Study Director


Noon EDT, Friday, May 27, 2016

Where to call:

In the U.S. and Canada, call (785) 424-1059 or toll free at 800-895-1715
Outside the U.S. and Canada, call (785) 424-1059
Passcode/Conference ID: CELLPHONE

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