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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 Ask the Doctors

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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Tags: cancer, cornstarch, diaper rash, Dr. Robert Ashley, fallopian tubes, Ovarian Cancer, talc, talcum powder, women, women's health


Ask the Doctors - Can alcohol affect risk of breast cancer recurrence?

March 1, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Can alcohol affect risk of breast cancer recurrence?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I read your recent response to a question about alcohol consumption and its correlation to breast cancer. But what about the risk once you’ve been diagnosed? I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and have completed radiation. I am on medication and have a very positive prognosis. I enjoy a glass of wine […]

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Tags: aging, alcohol consumption, alcohol for women, breast cancer, breast cancer risk, cancer, cancer recurrence, Cancer Treatment Reviews, Dr. Robert Ashley, radiation, women, women's health