A website for discussions about any type of cancer, including lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, laryngeal cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and others
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Can computer radiation cause cancer?

  1. #1

    Can computer radiation cause cancer?

    Is there any researchs about this? I'm worried because i started working on the computer and gotta use it for like 8+ hours a day.

  2. #2
    Top User
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    1,049
    There is absolutely no evidence to show that cancer is triggered by working on a computer.

    However, it is vital to ensure that you walk around every hour and that you do not stare constantly at the screen. Sitting hunched over a computer can result in serious spinal problems and staring at a screen can cause problems with your eyes.

    This is a useful comment on the subject: http://www.straightdope.com/classics/a950120.html

  3. #3
    Moderator Top User
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    AUSTRALIA
    Posts
    1,550
    I have heard of problems- in males, If they have a lap top and it's on their lap for long periods. Manly news on being sterile and the heat can kill sperm etc. Though about 3-4 months ago. In a newspaper here in Australia. They had a article about testicle cancer from lap tops etc- Again- if they are directly on the lap.

    I guess like all things, we wont know till 20 years time.
    Thinking of you Inica



    ~Nose Cancer~
    ~Car Accident- Broken Back, Ribs, Spleen
    Sternum~
    ~Continous Cervical Cancer~

    My Story-
    http://cancerforums.net/viewtopic.php?t=6731


    9 Lives and still kicking

  4. #4
    Administrator Top User brainman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Tennessee
    Posts
    7,963
    Blog Entries
    5
    There are all sort of rumors about computers, cellphones, and other electronic devises causing cancer. However, to my knowing, know of those rumors is back by truly scientific evidence.
    Jim
    Long-term cancer survivor
    1992 Astrocytoma grade 2, left motor strip
    2005 Recurrence this time said to be an Oligodendroglioma grade 3, same location.
    http://cancerforums.net/viewtopic.php?t=2405
    My Story Part 1: http://cancerforums.net/viewtopic.php?t=2528
    My Story Part 2: http://cancerforums.net/viewtopic.php?p=7350
    My Story Part 3: http://cancerforums.net/viewtopic.php?t=8029

  5. #5
    Administrator Top User ChemoMan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    South Australia
    Posts
    8,480
    Blog Entries
    2
    Hi seumadruga
    I would be much more concerned about your mobile phone than a pc! If your PC has an LCD screen any radiation is minimal, almost non existent. Absolutely nothing to worry about in my humble opinion.

    Cheers
    Age 58
    Diffuse Large B cell Lymphoma
    Stage 2a
    Finished six cycles of R chop 21 26th May 2008
    Officially in remission 9th July 2008
    Remission reconfirmed 1st October 2008
    Remission reconfirmed 17th June 2009
    Remission reconfirmed 7th June 2010
    Remission reconfirmed 6th July 2011
    NED on the 2/01/2013
    No more scheduled visits to the Prof
    http://cancerforums.net/viewtopic.php?t=9620

    RULE NUMBER 1.....Don't Panic
    RULE NUMBER 2..... Don't forget rule Number 1

    Great moments often catch us unaware-beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one.

    I may not have gone where I intended to go,
    but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.

  6. #6
    Regular User
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    20
    Used computer for many years (im 22) and i got testicular cancer, but i don't think there is any correlation between them.

 
+ Reply to Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 10
    Last Post: 10-25-2012, 06:07 AM
  2. Watson Computer at Cedars-Sinai Center
    By lancepeace in forum Cancer News
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-27-2011, 03:16 PM
  3. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 09-23-2011, 02:47 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts