Talcum powder has been advertised for decades as a safe and reliable freshening product. Many women have used talcum powder on a daily basis for decades. Now we know what researchers have known for years - that talcum powder, when applied to the perineal region, can increase a woman's chance of contracting ovarian cancer as much as 41%. Evidence suggests that the leading producer of talcum body powders, Johnson & Johnson, has engaged in efforts to conceal talcum powder cancer research from the public.
A leader in talcum powder cancer research, Dr. Daniel Cramer of Harvard University asserts that perhaps 10,000 cases of ovarian cancer can be blamed each year on perineal talc use in the United States. Despite the existence of evidence that talc-based products are dangerous and can cause cancer, the substance is not regulated in the United States.
The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2013, about 22,240 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed, while 14,030 women will die as a result of ovarian cancer in America. The women who survive ovarian cancer withstand significant pain and suffering as they undergo treatment. An estimated 10,000 cases of talcum powder ovarian cancer occur each year.
Women and the family members of women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and have a history of using talcum powder products for feminine hygiene may be eligible to file a talcum powder cancer lawsuit. These attorneys are reviewing new claims from persons who believe they may have grounds for a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit.
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Numerous studies dating as far back as the 1970s indicate that routine use of talcum powder for feminine hygiene can increase a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer by as much as 41%. Talc particles that enter the female reproductive system may come to rest in the ovaries and cause inflammation. Read detailed information about talcum powder ovarian cancer.
Consumer safety and health entities have issued talcum powder cancer warnings based on the results of numerous studies. Talcum powder ovarian cancer warning statements have been issued by the Cancer Prevention Coalition, state departments of health, and national* cancer groups. Read Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Warning information.
Attorneys representing clients across America in ovarian cancer lawsuits provide answers to frequently-asked talcum powder lawsuit questions. Common questions include, How much does it cost to file a talcum powder cancer lawsuit? and, Who qualifies to file a talcum powder lawsuit for ovarian cancer? Read answers to talcum powder lawsuit FAQs.
Talcum powder lawsuits for ovarian cancer may be filed by and on behalf of women who have suffered from ovarian cancer and have a history of using talcum powder for perineal dusting. Compensation for pain, suffering, medical expenses, and lost income may be recovered through a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit. Read comprehensive talcum powder lawsuit information.
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