We are not aware of any among these proving or even suggesting anti-perspirant use as a risk factor for breast cancer, much less the “leading cause” of the disease.
Antiperspirants have no proven impact on the risk of diseases like breast cancer and alzheimer's breast cancer and alzheimer's are two complicated diseases which are difficult to associate with one singular cause, such as antiperspirant/deodorant use, paul pestano, ms, research analyst with the environmental working group, said in an e-mail interview. A new study has identified a regionally-specific distribution of aluminum in breast tissue which may have implications for the cause of breast cancer scientists have found that the aluminum.
Internet slogans such as “the leading cause of breast cancer is antiperspirant” ( ) have invaded the public’s mind, without having the proper research to support their claims these claims have gone so far as to scare the public into either not wearing antiperspirant at all, or buying hard-to-find aluminum free antiperspirant.
Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women and is the leading cause of death among women aged 35-54 the cause of breast cancer is unknown and is likely to be a combination of generic and environmental factors.
Breast cancer and 50 controls were interviewed we found 820% of the controls used antiperspirants compared with 518% of cases (p use of antiperspirants had no association with the. Antiperspirant use and the risk of breast cancer dana k mirick, scott davis, david b thomas the rumor that antiperspirant use causes breast cancer continues to circu. The study concluded that there was no connection between risk breast cancer development and antiperspirant use however, the design employed by this study was not good enough to provide a conclusive outcome another limit for this study is the use a very small samples.
The results also showed no increase in breast cancer risk among women who reported using a blade (nonelectric) razor and an underarm antiperspirant or deodorant, or among women who reported using an underarm antiperspirant or deodorant within 1 hour of shaving with a blade razor.