Talc Ovarian Cancer Lawyers
Baby Powder and Shower To Shower Alert for Ovarian Cancer
Studies have linked talcum powder to ovarian cancer. Women are reporting ovarian cancer from years of using talc products like Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder and Shower to Shower talc powder. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2016, about 22,280 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed and 14,240 women will die of ovarian cancer in the United States. How many of these women will have used Talcom Powder products for years and have no idea that their ovarian cancer diagnosis is related to their use of Talc products.
Talcum Powder Lawsuit High Verdict
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) was ordered to pay $72 million to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to her use of the company’s talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for several decades. A Talc victim was awarded $10 million of actual damages and $62 million of punitive damages, according to the family’s lawyers and court records.
What Is Talcum Powder ?
Talcum powder is derived from talc, which is a hydrated magnesium silicate. Talcum powder is made from talc, a mineral made of magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. It has been used by women over the years on genital areas because it absorbs moisture and helps cut down on friction.
Dangers Of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder and Shower To Shower Powder
Use of talc products over the years may increase the risk of women developing ovarian cancer. When these talc products are is applied the talc may migrate into the fallopian tubes, uterus and ovaries resulting in cancer.
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms
Swollen or bloated abdomen.
Pressure or pain in the abdomen or pelvis
Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly
Urinary urgency or frequency
Change in bowel habits with constipation and/or diarrhea
Speak To A Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawyer
Talcom Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawyers are accepting nationwide lawsuits for talcum powder products like Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower Body Powder.