Women were not told of a medical study in 1982 that found a 92% increase in ovarian cancer in women who reported genital talc use. There had been a prior study that suggested this connection back in 1971. Since the 1982 study by Dr. Daniel Cramer there have been 27 studies on the connection between Talcum power and ovarian cancer and most of them have confirmed the relationship.
Johnson & Johnson internal documents obtained in the lawsuits reveal the Company knew years ago that “Retrospective studies have implicated talc use in the vaginal area with the incidence of ovarian cancer”.
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The article is written by: Joseph H. Saunders , as seen on pinellas.legalexaminer.com