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Can deodorants cause breast cancer?

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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Nope.

In brief: No

Nope.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It's baloney

The fact that the original internet hoax made so many obviously false statements tells the scientific community that this claim, which has no scientific rationale whatsoever, is nothing more than what it seemed to be -- a way of selling the hoaxer's own magic deodorant.
Stop being "open-minded", fellow-physicians -- we owe the public straight talk. http://www.pathguy.com/antipers.htm.

In brief: It's baloney

The fact that the original internet hoax made so many obviously false statements tells the scientific community that this claim, which has no scientific rationale whatsoever, is nothing more than what it seemed to be -- a way of selling the hoaxer's own magic deodorant.
Stop being "open-minded", fellow-physicians -- we owe the public straight talk. http://www.pathguy.com/antipers.htm.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unknown

While this has been a popular topic online, there is no conclusive evidence linking breast cancer to the use of deodorants and antiperspirants.
Nevertheless, the active ingredient in antiperspirants, aluminum hydroxide, and a preservative used in some deodorants, parabens, may both have estrogen-like effects on breast tissue. Until we know more, i suggest that you use non-paraben deodorants.

In brief: Unknown

While this has been a popular topic online, there is no conclusive evidence linking breast cancer to the use of deodorants and antiperspirants.
Nevertheless, the active ingredient in antiperspirants, aluminum hydroxide, and a preservative used in some deodorants, parabens, may both have estrogen-like effects on breast tissue. Until we know more, i suggest that you use non-paraben deodorants.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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