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Link Between Talc Powder And Ovarian Cancer

The American Cancer Society reported that the risk of ovarian cancer can be improved by the use of perineal powder and research continues to determine the magnitude of increased risk.

Also, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization classifies the use of perineal talc-based body powder as "possibly cancer-causing to humans." You can also hire a talc powder ovarian cancer attorney to file the lawsuit against the talc manufacturing company.

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In December 2018, an investigation disclosed thousands of pages in company memos and other confidential documents that were showed Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that powder comprises of asbestos.

The company, on the other hand, was unsuccessful to inform the public or regulators about this problem. To this day, J&J continues to maintain that their products are safe to use.

A 2010 study found a positive association between postmenopausal women in which "ever use of powder was linked with a 21% growth in risk of endometrial cancer, though regular use was linked with a 24% increase in risk."

In 2003, an analysis of 16 observational studies on the relationship between perineal talc use and ovarian cancer found "statistically significant results showed a 33% increased risk of ovarian cancer with the use of powder perineum."

In 2016, a researcher released a study and found that using talc powder daily by women puts them at a higher risk for developing ovarian cancer.