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20 Oct 2009

anti - perspirants
hi there doc.

just wanted to know if its true that anti-perspirants can cause cancer... received an email last week warning against using it... however i know many woman do and am curious to see if there is any truth to this?
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01 Jan 0001

The American Cancer Society is not aware of any strong epidemiologic studies reporting a statistical association between breast cancer risk and antiperspirant use. To the contrary, a carefully designed epidemiologic study of this issue published in 2002 compared 813 women with breast cancer and 793 women without the disease and found no relationship between breast cancer risk and antiperspirant use, deodorant use, or underarm shaving.
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