Study finds connection between breast cancer and hair products
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (WPIX) — Researchers from Rutgers School of Public Health, Rutgers New Jersey Cancer Institute and Roswell Park Cancer Institute went into 4,285 women's homes in New York and New Jersey to conduct interviews, take blood samples and measurements.
They found that women using certain hair products, specifically hair dyes and hair relaxers, were at a higher risk for breast cancer.
"And we found that the associations differed by race," stated Dr. Adana Llanos, the study's lead author.
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