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Talcum Powder Linked to Uterine Cancer

 
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Erring on the side of caution would be the more sensible approach, given the nearly 40 year history of studies into talc that show harm.

Sources: http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/19/5/1269.abstract
http://www.ntp.niehs.nih.gov/?objectid=0709BB4D-D4A2-78A0-F519C6ABAF22CDC1
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5558843
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1603491
http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/17/9/2436.abstract

Joanna is a freelance health writer for The Mother magazine and Suite 101 with a column on infertility, http://infertility.suite101.com/. She is author of the book, 'Breast Milk: A Natural Immunisation,' and co-author of an educational resource on disabled parenting, in addition to running a charity for people damaged by vaccines or medical mistakes.

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I was diagnosed with uterine cancer a few years ago. Thankfully it was caught early, had the hysterectomy and am cured now. I saw an add on TV that talc products can also lead to uterine cancer as well as ovarian.

May 9, 2017 - 12:18pm
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