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Can you get cancer by dyeying your hair?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

There is no definitive evidence that consumers have an increased risk of cancer due to hair dyes.
Professional hairdressers have an increased risk of bladder cancer.

In brief: Probably not

There is no definitive evidence that consumers have an increased risk of cancer due to hair dyes.
Professional hairdressers have an increased risk of bladder cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Cancer and hair dye

Early hair dye formulations contained chemical that is carcinogenic.
Manufacturers changed the ingredients in hair dye products to eliminate some of these chemicals in the mid- to late 1970s.Some studies have indicated that people who began using hair dyes before 1980 have an increased risk of developing lymphoma. However, the evidence for increased risks of other cancer is limited & conflicting.

In brief: Cancer and hair dye

Early hair dye formulations contained chemical that is carcinogenic.
Manufacturers changed the ingredients in hair dye products to eliminate some of these chemicals in the mid- to late 1970s.Some studies have indicated that people who began using hair dyes before 1980 have an increased risk of developing lymphoma. However, the evidence for increased risks of other cancer is limited & conflicting.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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