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Certain Moisturizers Found to Promote Skin Cancer in Mice

Posted: August 20, 2008

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Five days a week, for 17 weeks, the researchers rubbed moisturizer into the animals' skin. The result:

*Dermabase increased the total number of tumors by 69%.

*Dermovan increased the total number of tumors by 95%.

*Eucerin increased the total number of tumors by 24%.

*Vanicream increased the total number of tumors by 58%.