Ovarian Cancer

New Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Case Goes to Trial

A California woman who developed ovarian cancer after years of regular talcum powder use is suing manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Her case, which began on Monday of this week in St. Louis, MO, is the most recent talcum powder ovarian cancer case against Johnson & Johnson to go to trial….

September 27th, 2016 Read More
Important Information About Ovarian Cancer Screening and Early Detection

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, which means that now is an important time for everyone to educate themselves about the risk factors, causes and treatments of this deadly disease. According to the American Cancer Society, ovarian cancer accounts for just 3% of all female cancer diagnoses, yet is…

September 15th, 2016 Read More
September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is responsible for nearly 15,000 deaths every year. During National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, we would like to educate you on the causes and treatments of ovarian cancer, as well as the profound impact this disease has on American families and…

September 6th, 2016 Read More
Court Documents Suggest that Johnson & Johnson was Aware of Potential Link Between Baby Powder Use and Ovarian Cancer in 1992

For many women, using talcum powder for feminine hygiene purposes has been a daily ritual for years. Women often learn from their mothers, aunts, sisters and grandmothers at a young age that using baby powder on the genital area can keep them feeling fresh and clean. The foundation of this…

August 8th, 2016 Read More
Studies Show That Regular Talc Use Greatly Increases Odds of Developing Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is the deadliest form of female reproductive cancer and accounts for more than 14,000 deaths every year. Studies show that long-term use of talcum powder on the genital area may be a contributing factor in thousands of cases of deadly ovarian cancer every year. At Morelli Law Firm,…

July 22nd, 2016 Read More
Lack of FDA Regulations Allow Johnson & Johnson to Continue Marketing Talcum Powder Without Warning Labels

Johnson & Johnson has marketed talcum powder as a safe and effective feminine hygiene product since the early 1900s. Even though, for the past 35 years, medical professionals in the scientific community have shown a link between regular talc use and ovarian cancer, the FDA requires no warning labels. Many…

June 22nd, 2016 Read More
Harvard University Doctor Testified in 2013 that Talcum Powder Could be Contributing Factor in as many as 10,000 Ovarian Cancer Cases Annually

In 2013, Deane Berg of Sioux Falls, South Dakota was the first woman to sue Johnson & Johnson after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer caused by regular use of their talcum powder products. Ms. Berg developed ovarian cancer following long-term use of talcum powder on her genital region. Her attorney…

June 14th, 2016 Read More
70% of all Johnson’s Baby Powder Users are Adults

According to Bloomberg, sales of Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products generated an estimated $374 million in sales in 2014. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests that a vast majority of Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products are being used by adults, and thousands of women may be at…

June 2nd, 2016 Read More
Article Suggests that African American Women May Be Disproportionately Affected by Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer

A recent editorial published by Time suggests that African American women were disproportionately and strategically targeted by talcum powder advertisers, and may now face a greater risk of developing ovarian cancer. By failing to warn consumers about the serious health risks associated with regular talc use for feminine hygiene purposes,…

May 26th, 2016 Read More
1987 Study Shows Perineal Exposure to Talc and Ovarian Cancer Risk

A 1992 published study shows an increased risk between long-term talcum use and ovarian cancer. This issue has been long debated and discussed for over 35 years in the medical and manufacturing community, yet major corporations like Johnson & Johnson made the decision not to add warning labels to their…

May 20th, 2016 Read More