Answers to the Most Common Talcum
Powder Cancer Lawsuit Questions
This page answers questions commonly asked of our attorneys regarding talcum powder lawsuits. Should you have additional questions related to your particular situation, please contact our attorneys working on baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuits. Fill out our online contact form (located at the right side of your screen) and one of our lawyers will be happy to respond to discuss your situation in detail.
As early as the 1970s medical researchers in the field of ovarian cancer detected talc fibers in the ovarian tissues of women diagnosed with cancer. In 2003, a meta-analysis examining research on 16 previous talcum powder ovarian cancer studies was published in Anticancer Research, confirming that weekly use of baby powder increases the risk of ovarian cancer by 33%. In 2008, a study examined the frequency of talcum powder use and rates of cancer, finding that women who use talcum powder on a daily basis have an even greater chance of developing ovarian cancer. In short, scientists and doctors have been aware of the link between baby powder and cancer for decades.
Women, or the family members of women, who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and have a history of using talcum powder products for perineal hygiene may have grounds to make a talcum powder cancer claim by filing a baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuit.