Deoderants and breast cancer
A fact sheet describing studies on whether there is a link between underarm antiperspirants or deodorants and breast cancer. Internet rumors have suggested that underarm antiperspirants can cause breast cancer. Get the facts here. There is insufficient evidence to support the belief that using antiperspirants/ deodorants increases the risk of getting breast cancer or. Mar 17, · Can antiperspirants or deodorants cause breast cancer? Articles in the press and on the Internet have warned that underarm antiperspirants (a preparation that reduces underarm sweat) or deodorants. Because underarm antiperspirants or deodorants are applied near the breast and contain potentially harmful ingredients, several scientists and others have suggested a possible connection between their use and breast cancer (1, 2). However, no scientific evidence links the use of these products to the development of breast cancer. Every time you turn around, it seems something else is blamed for causing cancer—including a link between deodorant and breast cancer. Breast cancer is among the scariest simply because it’s the Author: Tara Haelle.