- An earlier age of breast cancer diagnosis related to more frequent use of antiperspirants/deodorants and underarm shavingK G McGrath
Department of Medicine, Saint Joseph Hospital Resurrection Health Care, Mail Box 285, 2900 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657, USA
Eur J Cancer Prev 12:479-85. 2003..Reviewed literature insinuates absorption of aluminium salts facilitated by dermal barrier disruption. Case-controlled investigations are needed before alternative underarm hygiene habits are suggested...
- Apocrine sweat gland obstruction by antiperspirants allowing transdermal absorption of cutaneous generated hormones and pheromones as a link to the observed incidence rates of breast and prostate cancer in the 20th centuryKris G McGrath
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Immunology, 676 North St Clair Street, Suite 14018, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Med Hypotheses 72:665-74. 2009..A multi-disciplinary literature based set of evidence is presented on how such a link is possible, to prompt confirmatory investigations in the pursuit of unmet needs in breast and prostate cancer etiology and prevention...