Talcum powder is the most controversial issues in the history of household products ever. With growing evidence of the powder revealed the risk of ovarian cancer. Most of the published report reveals the link between talc powder and ovarian cancer. Women who use talcum powder in their genital area are at high risk for ovarian cancer by 40%, especially when using it every day.
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Let's dig in to understand more about ovarian cancer caused by the use of powder:
How Does the powder Cause Cancer?
Generally, talc is a mineral consisting of elements such as magnesium, silicon-oxygen. As a common household product, it is used in cosmetic products. It has the ability to absorb moisture so women used to apply in the genital area as well.
However, in a comprehensive study, it was found that women who had been using talcum powder for a long time, are victims of ovarian cancer. Many women use talcum powder to the genital area, sanitary napkins or tampons. As a result, powder particles causing inflammation and DNA damage also can cause ovarian cancer to grow and thrive.
If you are diagnosed with ovarian cancer are caused by the use of powder, you need to pursue lawsuits powder as soon as possible. By taking legal action you'll get:
- Compensation for medical bills
- Get back your lost wages
- Relieve pain and suffering