Doctor suggests best protection is early detection - San Angelo Standard-Times

Dr. Rakshanda Rahman wants women to know: Feel free to wear deodorant and antiperspirant. In fact, if you're planning to visit her clinic in Amarillo about breast cancer treatment, please wear it. The smell can be a bit much in a day of seeing patients.

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Rahman, who also is an associate professor of surgery for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, told the 150 women at the San Angelo event that she thinks she knows how the myth that deodorant causes breast cancer sprang up.

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