We now welcome, to begin things on this major discussion on cell phones, Dr. Chris Newman. He’s in our studios in New York. He has brain cancer and is suing a cell phone maker and a telecommunications company, claiming they caused the cancer. Joanne Suder, his attorney, is also with him. We’ll spend the opening portions of the program with them and then a major panel discussion on all this.
Dr. Newman, how do you know they caused it?
DR. CHRIS NEWMAN, FILED CELL PHONE CANCER SUIT: I believe they caused it. I’d like to defer on that question to my attorney, Joanne Suder.
KING: Joanne, how do you know that Dr. Newman’s use of the cell phone caused the cancer?
JOANNE SUDER, ATTORNEY FOR DR. NEWMAN: Larry, in this case, there really is no question about it. After Dr. Newman was diagnosed and began treatment, his own physicians made the correlation between his longtime cell phone use and his cancer. He also has documented, unfortunately, nine years of a vast amount of cell phone use, and his terminal tumor is located in the exact anatomical location where the radiation from the cell phone emitted into his skull. So in this case, it’s really not a question at all. Read more…