Hair Straightener Chemicals Uterine Cancer Investigation
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Chemical Hair Straightener Linked to Uterine Cancer
According to a new study led by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, using chemical hair straightening or relaxer products has been shown to double the risk of uterine cancer in women. Women who used chemical hair straightening or relaxer products frequently may have twice the risk of developing uterine cancer compared to those who didn't use the products.
The estimation, according to the study was that 1.64% of women who had never used hair straighteners would go on to develop uterine cancer by the age of 70. However, for frequent users, that risk went up more than double to 4.05% of women had had frequently using hair straighteners developing uterine cancer by the age of 70.
Using chemical hair straightening or relaxer products has also been shown to double the risk of endometriosis, fibroids, as well as ovarian or ovarian cancer in women. It may be prudent for women who frequently use chemical hair straightening or relaxer products to consider reducing their usage or switching to alternative hair styling methods. Women should also speak with their healthcare provider about any concerns they may have regarding their risk of developing uterine cancer.
What Can I Get?
Filing a chemical hair straightener lawsuit can result in compensation in one of two potential ways:
• When your legal team and the defendant(s) can agree to an amount of compensation for your injuries, it's known as a hair straightener settlement.
• If a hair straightener settlement isn't reached, your case may proceed to a trial in court, where a judge or jury will hear the claim and decide the outcome.
How Do I Qualify?
The Attorneys at Siri & Glimstad are working with their partner firm Simmons Hanley Conroy to help those who were diagnosed with uterine cancer after chemical straightening product use. There is a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit over chemical hair straightening products and their link to endometriosis, fibroids, and uterine, and ovarian cancer. Please fill out the questionnaire if you believe you qualify, and the intake department at Simmons Hanly Conroy will call you to review your case if they find that you are qualified.
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