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David Beckham’s Tattoos Give You Cancer

by | 2nd, September 2011

HATS (but not under the cancer giving sun ed) off to the Daily Mail’s Damien Gayle for writing beneath the headline: “Now tattoos give you cancer.”

Now… Tsk! Look at what they’ve gone and done noowwwwwwww…

Now tattoos give you cancer: U.S. regulator probes fears inks contain carcinogenic chemicals.

Go on:

Smoking, drinking, sunbathing and mobile phones have all been implicated in the surge in cancer diagnoses. But now it seems another cause may soon be added to the ever-growing list: tattoos.

You can see the list here .

serious epidemiological studies pose difficulties, since getting a tattoo is still risky behaviour.

Is it?

Attempting to isolate whether these are the carcinogenic factors in a group of people who habitually engage in risk taking behaviours – like smoking – is impossible…

So how do

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