This is a very important article for our readership, many who use hair dyes and some use hair relaxer agents. “I would be concerned about darker hair dye and hair straighteners,” epidemiologist Tamarra James–Todd said after reviewing the report online now in the journal Carcinogenesis. Tamarra James–Todd is professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, but was not involved with the new research. “Black women who reported using dark hair dye had a 51% increased risk of breast cancer compared to black women who did not” making this statement very alarming considering the frequency of its use in the African American population”…. “Black women who used chemical straighteners and white women who used dark hair dyes were also at higher risk for breast cancer”…. “Previous studies have shown that long–term users of dark dyes have a 4–fold increased risk of fatal non–Hodgkin’s lymphoma and fatal multiple myeloma, the authors write. Prior research also has associated dark hair dye use with an increased risk of bladder cancer.
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