Author: Talcum Powder Cancer Guide Editorial Team

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How To File a Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit

If you developed ovarian cancer from using talcum powder, it may be in your best interest to file a lawsuit. Talcum powder cancer lawsuits may award millions of dollars in some cases. Learn how to file a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit below. 1. Connect with a Talcum Powder Cancer Lawyer If you want to…

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Johnson & Johnson Will No Longer Sell Talc-Based Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson has decided to stop selling all talc-based baby powders. This news comes after a series of lawsuits connecting Johnson’s baby powder to cancer. Johnson & Johnson denies that its baby powder is dangerous and will continue to sell it outside of the United States and Canada. J&J Announcement Comes After Recalls, Lawsuits…

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5 Ways a Talcum Powder Cancer Lawyer Can Help You

Over the last several years, thousands of women have filed lawsuits claiming they developed ovarian cancer from using talcum powder. With the help of talcum powder cancer lawyers, some of these women received millions of dollars. A talcum powder cancer lawyer may also be able to help you — read on to see how. 1.…

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FDA Holds Public Meeting on Testing for Asbestos in Talc

The talcum powder industry’s self-regulating days may be over. Increased national concern over asbestos in talcum powder propelled the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to unite regulators, experts, and industry personnel at a recent public meeting. This came in response to the agency’s recommendations for more precise, standardized, and strict testing of talc-based cosmetics and…

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FDA Kept Silent for Decades Despite Evidence of Talc Contamination

Johnson & Johnson currently faces a legal nightmare, with more than 16,000 lawsuits filed against it. All of these lawsuits claim that the company’s baby powder contains trace amounts of asbestos. This deadly mineral has been linked to ovarian cancer and mesothelioma. As a result of these lawsuits, talcum powder cancer has become a hot-button…

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Another Lawsuit for Johnson & Johnson — This Time A Whole State

In recent years, individual lawsuits against the hygiene giant Johnson & Johnson have plagued the company, but now the whole state of New Mexico (NM) filed suit against the corporation. The Attorney General contends that Johnson & Johnson and three other companies sold asbestos-laced talcum powder to unsuspecting New Mexicans, putting their lives in jeopardy.…

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New Study Links Talcum Powder Asbestos to Rare Cancer

Talcum Powder Asbestos Only Link to Rare Cancer in New Study A new study published in October 2019 by the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine highlights the risk of talcum powder, which may contain trace amounts of cancer-causing asbestos. The study looked at 33 people with mesothelioma, a fatal cancer caused only by asbestos…

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FDA Issues Johnson’s Baby Powder Asbestos Recall

33,000 Bottles Recalled Over Fears of Asbestos in Baby Powder In October 2019, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) discovered asbestos fibers in a sample of Johnson & Johnson baby powder. The positive test followed years of lawsuits alleging the same. It also validated a December 2018 Reuters investigation. The Reuters report revealed that…

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What You Should Know About the $417 Million Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Lawsuit

Johnson’s Baby Powder® Has Been Linked to Cancer Talcum powder cancer is any cancer caused by the use of talcum powder. Cancers that may be caused by talc powder include:  Ovarian cancer Lung cancer Uterine cancer Stomach cancer Johnson & Johnson baby powder lawsuits often involve women who developed ovarian cancer. Many women apply baby…

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What to Know About Your Risk of Developing Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is usually a fatal condition unless it is caught early. If treatment begins when the cancer is still in its early stages, survival rates are very high. Unfortunately, most cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed in their later stages. It’s important to learn about ovarian cancer risk factors and receive regular screenings to…

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