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Ask the Doctors - Does talc cause ovarian cancer?

March 27, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Does talc cause ovarian cancer?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctor: Some women, and juries, say that talc causes ovarian cancer, but doctors say it doesn’t. Where’s the evidence either way? Dear Reader: Talc is a mineral composed of magnesium and silicate. Talcum powder, commonly known as baby powder, was first marketed by Johnson & Johnson in 1894. It was first used, and is […]

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