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Ask The Experts: Hair Relaxers, Straighteners, and Heightened Cancer Risks for Black Women – What’s the Story?

December 8, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Jolene Hart joins to discuss the frequent use of hair relaxers and hair straightening products (more than 4 times a year) has been shown to double the risk of uterine cancer and increase the risk of breast cancer by 30%. In this Ask the Experts, we’ll discuss the findings of these studies, the products they apply to, and the developing research around personal care-related cancer risks for Black women.


December 8, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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