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Talcum Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuits Help

Archive for March, 2016

Study finds additional evidence of link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

A 2013 study of more than 8,000 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer confirmed the link between such cancer and the prolonged use of talcum baby powder for feminine hygiene purposes.  The study, published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research in 2013, was in part a pooled analysis of eight prior population-based control studies.  The study examined 8,525 cases of ovarian cancer and compared them to nearly 10,000 women who had never been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.  (more…)

Talcum baby powder for feminine hygiene linked with ovarian cancer risk, study confirms

Monday, March 7th, 2016

A recent 2016 study has provided further evidence of an association between the use of baby powder for feminine hygiene purposes and the development and ovarian cancer.  The study demonstrated that the risk of ovarian cancer was one-third higher among women who regularly powdered their genitals with talcum powder than those who did not. (more…)

Ovarian cancer survivor Deane Berg, who blew the whistle on Johnson & Johnson’s failure to warn women of the link between baby powder and cancer, tells her story

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

In a powerful New York Post article, ovarian cancer survivor Deane Berg told her story of how she blew the whistle on Johnson & Johnson’s failure to warn women of the link between baby powder and cancer. Her interview came just days after a Missouri jury awarded $72 million to the family of another woman, Jacqueline Fox, who died from ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for feminine hygiene for many years. The jury found that there was a causal link between the talc contained in the baby powder used by Fox and her ovarian cancer. The jury further concluded that Johnson & Johnson had known for years about the link between talc and ovarian cancer but has failed to warn its customers of the risks. (more…)

Does talcum powder cause ovarian cancer?

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Hundreds of women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using baby powder or other talcum powder products made by Johnson & Johnson have filed lawsuits against the company. Recently, the family of an Alabama woman who filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer caused by her use of Johnson’s Baby Powder and other products was awarded $72 million in damages, the first ever verdict in a lawsuit filed over ovarian cancer caused by talcum baby powder.. (more…)