Talcum powder is the most controversial issue in the history of household products ever. Most of the published report reveals women who use talcum powder in the genital area are at high risk for ovarian cancer by 40%, especially when using it every day. Many women have filed a talcum powder lawsuit against leading manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson for not providing talcum powder ovarian cancer warning.
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So what is ovarian cancer and how you claim talcum powder cancer lawsuit for it?
Ovarian cancer is the deadliest form of cancer that starts from women's ovaries and spread to other parts of the body. Just because women don't experience some symptoms during the early stages of cancer, it is often not diagnosed until it's too late.
Let's dig in to understand more about ovarian cancer caused by the use of powder:
How Does the powder Cause Cancer?
Talc is a mineral consisting of elements such as magnesium, silicon-oxygen. 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 the 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.
What you should you after diagnosed with ovarian cancer?
If you are diagnosed with ovarian cancer are caused by the use of powder, you need to pursue talcum powder lawsuits as soon as possible. By taking legal action you'll get:
- Compensation for medical bills
- Get back your lost wages
- Relieve pain and suffering
Talcum powder lawsuit comes under personal injury cases. Therefore you need an experienced personal injury attorney who will help you to prove the relationship between ovarian cancer and talc powder. An experienced lawyer will represent you in a court.