Talc powder is a silica-based product. Usually magnesium silicate and used in various consumer products. It has water absorbing properties and is associated with an increased rate of ovarian cancer. In some women, ovarian tissue and tumors in the ovary actually contain a silicone body that results from the use of powder.
Anyone who believes that they have been injured as a result of using powder should consider consulting a leading national baby powder cancer attorneys on the claim.
One of the injuries associated with powder is ovarian cancer. There are several other forms of cancer listed, but the focus is on uterine and ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is caused by powder. When talcum powder enters uterus, and fallopian tubes, the silicone body is in the ovarian tissue, causing inflammation that leads to cancer.
There is some mixed scientific understanding as to whether there is an increased risk of lung related to silica, especially powder. Silicic acid resembles asbestos at the molecular level, but lung problems associated with powder are not followed up.
There have been several successful lawsuits in the past, but now the case is being handled specifically for asbestos-free talcum powder, and all talcum powder has been asbestos-free for some time.
Potential clients may not do homework or powder research because the lawyer does it for him. It is usually good to know what products you have used and what medical records you have. There are many types of ovarian cancer, not all of them are supported because they are caused by powder.