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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-11more like thismore than 2018-05-11
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unstar this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Brain: Tumours more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the causes of changes in the number of cases of (a) brain and (b) glioblastoma multiforme tumours since 1995. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North East Hampshire remove filter
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Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
star this property uin 143213 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-05-16more like thismore than 2018-05-16
star this property answer text <p>The changing incidence of cancer is caused primarily by changes in the age of the population. This can be accounted for using an age-standardised rate. Between 2006 and 2015, the age-standardised rate for brain tumours increased from 8.7 per 100,000 to 9.1 per 100,000. However, with a relatively low number of cases it is difficult to be certain that this increase is statistically significant.</p><p> </p><p>Cancer Research UK says that, so far, the scientific evidence shows it is unlikely that mobile phones could increase the risk of brain tumours, or any other type of cancer.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 143214 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this