10 Breast Cancer "Facts" You Shouldn't Believe
Do antiperspirants, hair straighteners, and birth control pills increase your odds of getting breast cancer? Here are the answers you've been looking for
Myth No. 9: Wearing an underwire bra raises your risk of getting breast cancerFact: This rumor began in 1995 when some medical anthropologists published a study concluding that tight bras with underwires compress the lymphatic system and inhibit lymphatic drainage, allowing toxins to accumulate and cause breast cancer. However, many medical institutions like the NCI and the ACS have since rebuked these claims, saying there isn't enough evidence to support the theory.
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