Sydney Ross Singer: Dressed to Kill, the link between breast cancer and bras


The bra/breast cancer connection is a thing of myth, according to the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the American Cancer Society. But at least five research studies have shown that there IS a strong connection between breast cancer and bra wearing for many hours per day. The problem with bras, according to medical anthropologists Sydney Ross Singer and Soma Grismaijer, is that they restrict the flow of lymphatic fluid, thereby retaining toxins in the breast that have nowhere to go. Listen to a freewheeling discussion of how our culture keeps breasts caged.

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