Can tattoos cause cancer?

New studies show that over half of tattoo ink contains harmful chemicals which can be linked to cancer.

However, within the past month hundreds of cancer patients have received a tattoo free treatment in Derby, during radio therapy. 

If the majority of the ink contains elements that can cause cancer, why are hospitals still using the ink? 

Our reporter, Annabelle Hutcherson will have more on this at 2pm. 

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