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How Does Talcum Powder Cause Cancer?

The talcum powder was the most controversial issue in the history of household product ever. With the growing evidence against talcum powder reveals the risk of ovarian cancer. 

Most of the published reports reveal women who use talcum powder in the genital region are at high risk to ovarian cancer by 40% especially when using it on a daily basis.

So what is ovarian cancer and how we claim talcum powder cancer lawsuit for it? Ovarian cancer is a deadly form of cancer that starts from women’s ovaries and spread to other parts of the body. 

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Just because women experience few symptoms during an early stage of cancer, it is often not diagnosed until it's too late.

Let’s dig in to understand more about ovarian cancer caused by talcum powder usage: 

Generally, talcum powder or talc is a mineral composed of elements like magnesium, silicon-oxygen. As a common household product, it is used as a cleanser or application in cosmetics. It has the ability to absorb moisture hence women used to apply in genital areas too. 

However, in the comprehensive study, it is found that women who have used talcum powder for a long time, become the victim of ovarian cancer. Many women use talc to genital areas, sanitary napkins or tampons. As a result, talc particle causes inflammation, and damage the DNA as well which can cause ovarian cancer to develop and grow. 

Talcum powder lawsuit comes under personal injury. Hence you need an experienced personal injury attorney that will help you to prove the link between your cancer and talcum powder use. An experienced attorney will represent your case in the court