Were You Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer After Using Talcum Powder?

A survey conducted by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that 40% of female participants utilized talc-based products for feminine hygiene purposes, while 14.5% used on a daily basis. Talcum-based products have been linked to ovarian cancer.


If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and you have used talcum-based products, you may have the right to take action in court to receive compensation for your diagnosis and related damages. A member of our team at The Mulligan Law Firm can help you: We encourage you to contact our office as soon as possible to find out more.

Which Products Contain Talc?

Common household and personal hygiene products contain talc, such as:


  • Baby Powder
  • Johnson & Johnson’s Shower to Shower
  • Feminine Hygiene Spray
  • Bubble Bath
  • Bath & Shower Gel
  • Sanitary Pads
  • Incontinence Pads

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Does Talc Cause Ovarian Cancer?

Years of research point to the possibility that prolonged talc exposure may lead to ovarian cancer. When talc comes into contact with female genitalia, it can travel through the body via the vagina and fallopian tubes, coming into contact with the ovaries. It has been estimated that as many as 10,000 cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed each year may be caused by exposure to talcum powder.

History of Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Verdicts

Juries have ruled in favor of consumers against Johnson & Johnson, a large manufacturer that produces numerous talc-based products including baby powder. In February 2016, the family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer after using baby powder every day was awarded $72 million in damages. In May 2016, a woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer related to her use of talcum powder was awarded $55 million in damages from Johnson & Johnson.

Let Us Fight This War for You. Call The Mulligan Law Firm Now

Our team at The Mulligan Law Firm understands what you are going through. We have the experience, connections, and financial resources to build a strong case for you and to fight aggressively on your behalf. We are here to fight massive drug manufacturers on behalf of individual consumers like you, and that battle is always worth fighting. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and has used talc-based products such as Johnson & Johnson Shower to Shower or baby powder, you should speak with our attorneys now. We are prepared to accept cases from all 50 states.


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