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I have always heard that sleeping with a bra on can cause breast cancer, is this true?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not true

Sleeping with a bra on will not cause breast cancer.

In brief: Not true

Sleeping with a bra on will not cause breast cancer.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is not true that sleeping with a bra on causes breast cancer.
It's good for your breasts to have good circulation, like all parts of your body, so wear a bra that fits well and does not bind you anywhere.

In brief: No

It is not true that sleeping with a bra on causes breast cancer.
It's good for your breasts to have good circulation, like all parts of your body, so wear a bra that fits well and does not bind you anywhere.
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Dr. Lonna Larsh
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

This was invented by a lone anti-brassiere crackpot in the mid-1990's.
It's now all over the internet. It's simply made up. Ignore it.

In brief: No

This was invented by a lone anti-brassiere crackpot in the mid-1990's.
It's now all over the internet. It's simply made up. Ignore it.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely not

Whether you wear a bra all the time, or none of the time, or anything in between - has nothing tyo do with developing breast cancer.

In brief: Absolutely not

Whether you wear a bra all the time, or none of the time, or anything in between - has nothing tyo do with developing breast cancer.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Hung Khong
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: No

There has been no scientific evidence that sleeping with a bra on causes cancer of any kind, including breast cancer.

In brief: No

There has been no scientific evidence that sleeping with a bra on causes cancer of any kind, including breast cancer.
Dr. Hung Khong
Dr. Hung Khong
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