Does anti-antiperspirant deodorant causes breast cancer?
There is no good scientific evidence to support this claim. There are no strong epidemiologic studies in the available medical literature that link breast cancer risk and antiperspirant use. Articles in the press and on the Internet have warned that underarm antiperspirants (a preparation that reduces underarm sweat) or deodorants (a preparation that destroys or masks unpleasant odors) cause breast cancer. The reports have suggested that these products contain harmful substances, which can be absorbed through the skin or enter the body through nicks caused by shaving. Some scientists have also proposed that certain ingredients in underarm antiperspirants or deodorants may be related to breast cancer because they are applied frequently to an area next to the breast. However, researchers at the National Cancer Institute, do not confirm this as they are not aware of any conclusive evidence linking the use of underarm antiperspirants or deodorants and the subsequent development of breast c