Talcum Powder News - Ovarian Cancer

Below are some of our news stories explaining the potential dangers of talcum powder, and especially the connection to ovarian cancer. To learn more about the types of injuries that have been linked to this product, and the legal claims that have been filed, click Talcum Powder.

  • Johnson & Johnson Loses Third of Three Talcum Powder Cases: Now Wants a Change of Venue

    At the end of October, a jury in St. Louis, Missouri, awarded $67.5 million to a plaintiff who stated her ovarian cancer was the result of using Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder – a product containing talc. This is the third loss in a row for the pharmaceutical and health care products company. All three trials were held in a state court in St. Louis. So far, J&J’s total liability amounts to approximately $195 million. Although such awards are often reduced and sometimes even overturned on appeal, the prospects aren't looking good for the defendants.

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  • Talcum Powder and Cancer: Why Did Industry Ignore the Evidence?

    Talcum powder, a seemingly innocuous, everyday household product for well over a century, has turned deadly for some users. Specifically, for the women who have found themselves victim of ovarian cancer as a result of using talcum powder in the genital region. What manufacturers have known (or should have known) for at least 45 years is that the substance can cause chronic inflammation – a condition that medical science has connected with the development of some types of cancer.

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  • Talcum Powder and the Ovarian Cancer Connection

    Talcum powder, a seemingly innocuous substance, has been used by women for various personal and household purposes for well over a century. Suddenly, it is now a cause of action by hundreds of plaintiffs who allege a connection between the use of talcum powder and cancer. Why?

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