Ovarian Cancer and Talcum Powder

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For decades talcum powder was marketed, particularly to women, for genital use.  In 1971, researchers found talc in 75% of the cervical tumors they studied.  In 1982, a researcher concluded that women who use talcum powder could be three times as likely to develop ovarian cancer.  By the year 2000 another ten epidemiological (medical science… Read more »