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What to Do if You Contracted Ovarian Cancer after Using Talcum Powder

What to Do if You Contracted Ovarian Cancer after Using Talcum Powder

Every woman has a different way of dealing with irritating issues related to femininity. Women are always eager to look for alternatives to antiperspirants and deodorants that will alleviate pesky problems like sweating and bad smells. However, these products aren't always safe. According to a recent study from Health Canada and Environment and Climate Change Canada, the inhalation of talcum powder products can actually cause ovarian cancer in women. If you, a loved one, or a friend has suffered from ovarian cancer as a direct result of using talcum powder, you will likely be burdened with countless medical bills and...

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Recent talcum-powder cancer rulings

Over 2,000 lawsuits in both state and federal court claim that Johnson & Johnson failed to issue warnings to consumers regarding the risks of cancer from their talc-based products.  The suits allege negligence on the grounds that Johnson& Johnson knew for many years that a host of scientific evidence indicated talc to be a potentially cancer-causing substance.  Studies dated as far back as 1971 show a link between talc products and ovarian cancer. Deane Berg was the first person in the United States to file a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson claiming their products caused her ovarian cancer.  Doctors discovered talc...

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