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Is There a Link Between Talc Powder and Ovarian Cancer?

There sure seems to be! On this Friday’s Inside Look by Brooks, Steve discusses the frightening link between the use of talc powder and increased rates of ovarian cancer in women. Studies have shown a 30% increase in the risk of ovarian cancer for women who have used talc powder for extended periods of time.

Is There a Link Between Talc Powder and Ovarian Cancer?

In July of 2018, a $4.7 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson was awarded to 22 women who linked their ovarian cancer diagnoses with their use of talc powder. The facts don’t look good for major talc producers like Johnson & Johnson.

To learn more about what the science says, and what the courts have said, be sure to watch this episode!

 

You can also check out one of our recent blog posts where we look further into the science against talc powder over the years!

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