Lawsuits have been filed against baby powder manufacturers who claim that baby powder or powder causes ovarian cancer when used for female hygiene.
Baby Powder is mainly made from talc. Most legal claims claim that baby powder continues to be used in the female genital area for female hygiene purposes.
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using baby powder or baby powder for a long time for feminine hygiene, you may file a talcum powder cancer lawsuit. Women at risk are those who have used powder products in their genital area for years.
Research has shown that women who use baby powder every week have a 33% higher risk of ovarian cancer, although research continues.
Several studies have shown that the use of powder or powder-based products such as baby powder or Shower to Shower® increases the risk of ovarian cancer. Some studies show 33% to 41% increased risk of ovarian cancer.
Applying powder to the genitals or perineal area can cause powder particles to reach the ovary. Once powder particles reach the ovary, they cause an inflammatory response that can cause medical complications.
This includes cell proliferation and DNA damage, which can cause the formation or transformation of malignant cells, including ovarian cancer. Powder does not dissolve easily in the human body, which means it does not dissolve easily in the body. As a result, the powder has remained in human tissue for years.