Talcum powder scare

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Talcum powder scare

Postby pennycsf » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:30 am

Johnson & Johnson, the well known makers of talcum powder for babies and adults, have recently been sued successfully in America on the basis that talcum powder caused ovarian cancer. J & J re appealing that decision.

In the meantime, there have been various studies which show no clear link between ovarian cancer and talcum powder. If you are concerned, look at this from CRUK:

https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about- ... Cosmetics2

or download the fact sheet produced by Ovacome, the UK ovarian cancer charity. You will find it on ths page under Risk Factors:

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