Let’s consider real risk factors and not unnessarily scare women!
Gwyneth Paltrow’sGOOP is the latest site to stoke false fears aboutbras and breast cancer (scaremongering being a nice touch for breast cancer awareness month – wraps up the whole October fright fest thing with a pink bow). The post is written by Dr. Habib Sadeghi, a doctor of osteopathic medicine and apparently the person who brought us the term conscious uncoupling.
Dr. Sadeghi dives right into the nonsense quoting a debunked book from 1995,Dressed to Kill, as if it were medical literature. He states that a 1991 study found that “pre-menopausal women who did not wear bras had half the risk of breast cancer when compared to bra users. ” Except that’s not what the study found. The study published in theEuropean Journal of Cancer in 1991 by Hsieh, entitled Breast size, handedness, and breast cancer risk, found the following:
Premenopausal women who do not wear bras…
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