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Talcum powder could be to blame for thousands of cases of ovarian cancer each year

As many as 10,000 cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed each year may have been caused by regular use of talcum powder, according to a Harvard University researcher. Dr. Daniel Cramer has spent the past three decades studying the link between baby powder and ovarian cancer and was an expert witness in a recent lawsuit in which a jury found consumer health care products manufacturer Johnson & Johnson knew of the cancer risks associated with its talc products but failed to warn consumers. Dr. Cramer was one of three researchers who examined the plaintiff’s cancerous ovarian tissue using a scanning electron microscope. ... Read More