Deodorants and breast cancer-cancer myth - Cancer Council Western Aust - breast cancer deodorants

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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.

You may know someone who doesn’t wear deodorant or antiperspirant due to fear of an increased breast cancer risk. The messages claimed that underarm products contain harmful chemicals, like the aluminum in antiperspirants, which could potentially be absorbed by the skin.

There is insufficient evidence to support the belief that using antiperspirants/ deodorants increases the risk of getting breast cancer or Alzheimer's. The American.