There is mounting evidence that talcum powder products can result in increased risk of developing ovarian cancer in women who use it regularly. There are also evidences against Johnson & Johnson, the multi-billion dollar company, showing how they knew for decades that it could cause cancer in some women and that there were issues with its baby powder.
Talcum powder products, including baby powder, are primarily made up of the mineral talc. When talc is ground up into a fine powder, it is used mainly as a hygiene products because it absorbs moisture, perk up texture, and reduces friction. While many beauty products, like eye shadow and pressed powder, contain talc, baby powder is the product which has most recently brought under scrutiny as a potential contributor to or cause of ovarian cancer.
Several studies have correlated years of regular use of talcum powder in the genital area which can gear up the development of ovarian cancer. Not all women who used the product regularly were diagnosed with cancer, but the clinical research on thousands of women has concluded that the risk is greater for those who are exposed to the regular use of talc.
If you used talcum powder for years or decades, and you have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, chances are there can be a co-connection. Several women have already been successful in filing lawsuits against manufacturers of talcum powder (however, Johnson & Johnson has been named mostly), and have won justice and compensation for medical expenses and other costs.
If you or a loved one has contracted ovarian cancer or mesothelioma for using talc-based products, you may be eligible for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Medical bills
- Lost wages or reduced earning
- Funeral expenses (in the case of a loved one’s death)
The experts of Bramzon Law Firm PLLC team have helped thousands of victims to fight for their financial compensation. Call (855) 434 -2332 to know about how you can claim for the damage awards.