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Topic: Untangling Link Between Hair Relaxers & Risk in Black Women

Forum: Black Women or Men With Breast Cancer —

Black Women with Breast Cancer who want to connect.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2021 11:53AM

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Untangling Link Between Hair Relaxers and Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women
June 8, 2021

There seems to be no link between hair relaxers and breast cancer risk in Black women. But researchers found some evidence suggesting that heavy use of hair relaxers containing lye may be linked to a higher risk of estrogen-receptor-positive breast cancer. Read more...

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