Tag: Talcum Powder Cancer Studies

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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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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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How Are Talc Products Regulated and Tested for Safety?

With so much recent concern over the talc product safety, many people are wondering how is it that talc can be dangerous? Isn’t it tested for safety? But, while the FDA can step in after a product is proven to be hazardous, the companies are free to test the safety of their products, and the…

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Ovarian Cancer Caused by Talcum Powder Exposure

Top Studies Reveal Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Several studies have investigated the possible link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. Although many studies have been inconclusive, others have revealed an increased risk of ovarian cancer for women who use products containing talc. Thousands of ongoing Johnson & Johnson® lawsuits are shedding light on the medical connection between talc and cancer. Although J&J…

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