There are many risk factors for uterine cancer in addition to using chemical hair relaxers, one of the most important ones being race, as Black women are more likely to develop aggressive tumors.
Because they often start using hair relaxers from a young age, they are also at high risk of developing uterine cancer in general. Up to 60% of women who use hair relaxers are Black, as their hair requires a strong product to become straight.
Furthermore, the more often a woman uses chemical hair relaxers, the higher her risk of uterine cancer is. The following are other risk factors for this disease, most of which cannot be changed:
Having some of these risk factors, in addition to regularly using chemical hair relaxers, can significantly increase your likelihood of developing uterine cancer, so it is advisable to regularly monitor your health if this is the case. There are reliable, accurate medical exams that can help your doctor identify uterine cancer in the early stages, such as a transvaginal ultrasound. If you already struggle with uterine cancer and have frequently been using hair relaxers, do not hesitate to contact our expert team, as your might be entitled to compensation.
Our team of professionals has over 35 years of experience in assessing toxic exposure and personal injury claims, so we have the necessary resources and knowledge to help you. If you have uterine or ovarian cancer and believe hair relaxers are to blame, contact us for a free case evaluation. Eligible women will promptly be put in touch with a reliable, specialized attorney to have their toxic hair relaxer claims filed as soon as possible.