Vaginal powder use results in 50% increased risk for ovarian cancer, study suggests.
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
VAGINAL POWDER DUSTING, DEODORANT SPRAY "MODEST" EFFECT ON OVARIAN CANCER found by a study published in the March 3 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. "Our results suggest that a history of perineal dusting or use of genital deodorant sprays has a modest influence on the development of epithelial ovarian tumors," authors Linda Cook, Mary Kamb and Noel Weiss, University of Washington, report.
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