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Talcum Powder Lawsuit

If You’ve Been Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer After Long Term Talcum Powder Usage,
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Talcum Powder Lawsuit - How You May Qualify:

  • You were born after 1951
  • You were diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer after 2006

Talcum Powder Lawsuit - You May Not Qualify if:

  • You have not been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer before 2006
  • You have not been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer
  • You were born before 1951

Talcum Powder Lawsuit - Questions You'll Be Asked By Us:

  • What type of ovarian/fallopian tube cancer were you diagnosed with? (As of now we are only taking those with epithelial cancer) 
  • Does ovarian/fallopian tube cancer run in your family? 
  • Under the were you tested for the BRCA1 gene tab? (If yes, were you positive for the gene or negative?)

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Talcum Powder Lawsuit

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Recent court cases have shined a spotlight on the possible link between women's regular use of talcum powder on their genitals and an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer.

In February 2016, a jury determined that the family of a 62-year-old Alabama woman, who died from ovarian cancer in 2015 after decades of using talcum powder for feminine hygiene, was entitled to $72 million in damages from Johnson & Johnson®. The company did not inform customers of the potential dangers of its powders despite being aware of the possible health risks.

According to the American Cancer Society, some scientists believe that prolonged use of talcum products can cause cancer in the ovaries when minute particles migrate through the vagina and fallopian tubes into the ovaries. Prolonged use of talc products in this manner has been associated with inflammation in the ovarian tissues, which is thought to contribute to tumor formation.

Why The Talcum Powder Lawsuit?

The central issue in the recent run of talc trials is whether talcum powder and baby powder cause ovarian cancer.

The reason for the purported link between talc and ovarian cancer is that talcum powder and baby powder manufacturers, such as Johnson & Johnson (which dominates the market for these products), have long promoted the products as safe and effective for feminine hygiene.

The suits against Johnson & Johnson allege that, because the products have been marketed in this way for so long, many women have used them in this manner for decades.

The suits also allege that, over such an extended time, particles of talc can enter the vagina, travel through the fallopian tubes, and settle in the ovaries, where they can cause complications that can lead to ovarian cancer.

Call Toll Free To Speak With A Talcum Powder Legal Expert:
1-844-359-3500

Legal Disclaimer: The information in this article is not intended to be used as medical information or diagnosis. The sources of the information presented in the article have been researched and are linked within the article. Please seek out medical advice from a licensed medical professional if you are experiencing a problem with any of the drugs or devices mentioned in this article. 

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