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Judge Rejects Cancer Data in Maryland Cell Phone Suit

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Science  11 Oct 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5592, pp. 338
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5592.338

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A Baltimore federal judge has effectively scuttled the arguments behind an $800 million lawsuit brought by a man who claims he got a brain tumor from using a cell phone. Last week's ruling by U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake is seen as a major setback for those claiming that cell phones can damage health.

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