Johnson & Johnson and other manufactures heavily marketed talc-based powder and feminine hygiene products to women to prevent foul odours. However, a recent study depicts the fact that talcum powder is the leading source of ovarian cancer.
The growing evidence against talcum powder reveals the fact that when women using talc in their genital area leads to the development of ovarian cancer. If you have used talcum powder over a long period of time, it is very likely that you are suffering from ovarian cancer.
One in every 75 women will develop ovarian cancer. However, there is no recommended test to screen ovarian cancer. Hence ovarian cancer diagnosis is slow and can't be determined in the early stages.
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Hence in order to have the compensation you deserve, you should file a talcum powder cancer lawsuit. You can also hire an attorney for your case so that you get the best compensation you deserve.
It is better to avoid using talcum powder as you know its side effects. You can switch over to its alternatives so as to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.
Some of the alternatives to baby powder are:
- Cornstarch powder
- Oat flour
- Baking Soda
- Zinc based diaper rash cream for infants and toddlers
In order to reduce the possible risk of talcum powder, you should switch to an alternative. But remember, you must consult your doctor before taking any prescription.