Talcum Powder Lawsuits for Women Who Developed Ovarian Cancer

July 15, 2014 Last Updated on 11/11/2015

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Talcum Powder Lawsuits for Women Who Developed Ovarian Cancer.
What's the Problem?
It has been alleged that talcum powder may cause ovarian cancer when used near the genitals. It is believed that talc particles can travel up a woman's reproductive tract, enter the ovaries and become embedded in the ovarian tissue, which may cause cancerous tumors to form.
Manufacturers:
Johnson & Johnson and others
Type of Lawsuit:
Class action and mass tort