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Could hair removal laser treatment cause cancer?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: I'm sorry someone troubled you by suggesting this. Despite the daily foolishness that you read in the "pop" media, the things that really and truly cause cancer are either things that mutate genes (light beams won't do this) or that cause ongoing massive cell turnover (again, lasers won't do this.) decisions about body hair are extremely personal; if you know what you want, go for it.

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