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Fact or Fiction: Does Deodorant Cause Cancer?

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In this fact or fiction video, we examine a common myth about health care and general wellness.

Contrary to popular belief, no study has ever been conducted on the question: Does deodorant cause cancer? How then, has this myth come about, especially in relation to breast cancer? In this short video with Sonima's founder, Sonia Jones, you'll get a definitive answer about whether or not there is any truth to this notion that deodorant can cause cancer, and how so many people tout the negative impact of deodorant. One thought cited in this interview, is that the aluminum found in deodorant is a carcinogen that confuses doctors who conduct mammograms, given the way in which the carcinogens appear in the x-ray.

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