Use of Non-Aluminum Containing Deodorant

Use of Non-Aluminum Containing Deodorant

PEP Topic 
Radiodermatitis
Description 

In the past, whether patients receiving radiation therapy should use deodorant was controversial. Use of metal-containing products has raised questions regarding skin surface doses of the metal that might interfere with external beam radiation delivery. Aluminum-based compounds are generally used as the active ingredient in antiperspirants.
 

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