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Recent studies have shown that there is a link between talcum powder or baby powder use and ovarian cancer, in specific use situations.
In fact, you may have seen a recent lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, where a Missouri jury awarded $72 million to the family of an Alabama woman who died from ovarian cancer, which she said was caused by using Johnson & Johnson's well-known baby powder and other products containing talcum.
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At Murphy & Prachthauser, we are personal injury attorneys in Milwaukee, Mequon and Waukesha who want to make sure you have the information you need to stay informed on this growing issue.
Take a look at our informational blog on talcum powder use and ovarian cancer that discusses some of the key information to know about this growing issue.
More than 20 epidemiologic studies demonstrate an association between the use of talcum or baby powder in the genital area and ovarian cancer. The earliest studies date from journals that were published in the mid-1960s and show a threefold increase in ovarian cancer in females using this product. This shows that the risks are real and that concerns were brought to the attention of manufacturers long ago. In fact, the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health has similarly recognized that the use of talcum powder may increase the risk of ovarian cancer.
The personal injury lawyers in Milwaukee, Waukesha and Mequon at Murphy & Prachthauser, are currently investigating cases involving females that have used talcum or baby powder hygienically who have developed ovarian cancer. If you would like further information, please contact us today or compelte a free case evaluation.
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