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Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer

“It is not the culture of U.S. medicine to report adverse events to the FDA.”

Dr. David Kessler, Former FDA Commissioner

Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder is a staple in American households.

For decades, millions of women have been using it as a feminine hygiene solution, and to care for their children. Unfortunately, women are now discovering that this all-too-common product is causing epithelial ovarian cancer.

Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder is made of talc. According to the American Cancer Society, regular talc usage in the groin area can increase the risk of ovarian cancer by a whopping 30-40%. In fact, many oncologists report seeing actual talc particles, when viewing epithelial ovarian cancer cells through a microscope.

Women across the U.S. are outraged. Many are seeking financial compensation from the manufacturer.

Johnson & Johnson Continues to Market the Cancer-causing Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson released baby powder in 1892. It quickly became the go-to product for feminine hygiene and nursery care. The product consists of 99% talcum powder and 1% fragrance. In 1971 scientists discovered a link between talc and ovarian cancer. Yet even today, Johnson & Johnson fails to acknowledge and warn patients about the risk. If you have epithelial ovarian cancer due to using Johnson & Johnson baby powder, you may qualify for financial compensation.

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Everything you need to know about Talcum Powder

Everything you need to know about Talcum Powder

This video will take you through the history of talc, it’s cancer causing link, verdicts, and the legal battle to have it labeled and potentially pulled from the market.

Video: How Talcum Powder Works

This video will teach you about Talcum Powder, how it’s used, and what it’s made of. Find out more about the link between baby powder & cancer, the recent verdicts of Talcum Powder, and how we can help.

Video: The History of Talcum Powder

Talc use in beauty products started well before the FDA even existed. Find out more about the link between baby powder & cancer, recent verdicts of Talcum Powder, and how we can help.

Video: The Issues with using Talc

Talc is a dangerous product, and that’s coming from the American Cancer Society! This video will tell you which body part is most susceptible to cancer when you use Talc.

Video: Where did Talc go wrong?

This video links talc powder made by Johnson & Johnson to ovarian cancer. Find out where Talc comes from and what ingredients are in baby powder.

Talcum Powder Lawsuits & Settlement Landscape

The first settlement case took place in 2009 in South Dakota, where three separate doctors confirmed that a woman had talcum powder present in her cancer cells. In a court testimony, Daniel Cramer of Harvard University who studied the issue of talcum powder and ovarian cancer for three decades, stated that talcum powder was likely a contributing factor in 10,000 cases of ovarian cancer annually.

If you or your family member has been diagnosed with epithelial ovarian cancer in the last 10 years, and are under the age of 63, you may be eligible for financial settlement.

Johnson & Johnson Pays Missouri Family $72 Million After Mother’s Death

In February 2016, a Missouri state jury ordered the pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $72 million to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to her regular use of Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products.

Johnson & Johnson Pays $55 Million to Woman in St. Louis

In May of 2016, Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a U.S. judge to pay a woman $55 million in damages for claims that their talc-based products caused her to develop ovarian cancer.

Talcum Powder Glossary of Key Terms

Biopsy

A procedure to remove a small sample of cells from your body so that it can be analyzed in a laboratory.

Carcinogen

A substance or agent that causes cancer.

Epithelial Cancer

Epithelial cancer refers the membrane nature of the outer lining of the ovary.

Feminine Hygiene

Usually refers to personal care related to the vaginal or perineal area.

Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder

Talc-based powder often used for feminine hygiene and preventing diaper rash in infants that is linked to cancer with sustained use.

Johnson & Johnson Shower to Shower

Talc-based shower product often used for feminine hygiene that is linked to cancer with sustained use.

Ovarian Cancer

Refers to cancer growth in the ovary. Most ovarian cancers occur in the outer lining (epithelium) of the ovary.

Pathology

The study of how disease affects the body.

Talc or Talcum Powder

Talc is a mineral made up mainly of the elements magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. Talc, in its powdered form, absorbs moisture well and helps cut down on friction, making it useful for keeping skin dry and helping to prevent rashes.

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Johnson & Johnson refuses to warn women about the risks associated with their talc-based products. If you knew of this potential effect, you might have avoided ovarian cancer. Our goal is to help you seek a settlement, and receive financial compensation. Our experienced Advocates will help you appropriately document and review your case and connect you with legal representation.

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