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Can neoprene cause cancer, if so, what types & why?
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not directly
Per reported studies, it can cause allergies but does not directly cause cancer.
However, some additives used with neoprene may sensitize skin and others are toxic to blood and kidneys.

In brief: Not directly
Per reported studies, it can cause allergies but does not directly cause cancer.
However, some additives used with neoprene may sensitize skin and others are toxic to blood and kidneys.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology
In brief: Neoprene
Part of the chemicals used to make neoprene are considered to be carcinogenic (cancer causing).
So is sweet & low in large enough amounts. The actual exposure to a person is low but it is a theoretical risk.

In brief: Neoprene
Part of the chemicals used to make neoprene are considered to be carcinogenic (cancer causing).
So is sweet & low in large enough amounts. The actual exposure to a person is low but it is a theoretical risk.
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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