Personal use of hair dyes and risk of cancer: a meta-analysis.

  title={Personal use of hair dyes and risk of cancer: a meta-analysis.},
  author={B. Takkouche and Mahyar Etminan and Agust{\'i}n Montes-Mart{\'i}nez},
  volume={293 20},
CONTEXT Use of hair dyes has been suggested recently as a risk factor for several types of cancer in epidemiologic studies. This alarming news and controversial declarations by scientific organizations and general media have made necessary a systematic evaluation of the epidemiologic evidence. OBJECTIVE To examine the association between personal use of hair dyes and relative risk of cancer. DATA SOURCES We retrieved studies published in any language by systematically searching the MEDLINE… CONTINUE READING
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