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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

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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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I had the same experience. Being a lifetime user of baby powder, I was 60 when diagnosed with uterine cancer. I had a complete hysterectomy including ovaries and after 8 years, am still cancer free. I did have 3 rounds of radiation following the surgery. Since I barely put any on, and certainly not internally, I never thought it could travel. All the attorney ads are for ovarian cancer. I contacted one saying I had used talcum powder for many, many years, but had uterine cancer. I never heard back from them.

July 28, 2017 - 10:41pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I was a heavy user of talcum powder and last year had surgery for uterine cancer. I was 69. Was wondering if there was a link and it appears there is, but everyone has jumped on the ovarian cancer bandwagon. Is there anything for us?

December 22, 2017 - 10:59am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I am 63 years old on my 5th recurrence of uterine cancer metastasis to other areas in just 2 years. I'm a lifetime member of the daily J & J baby talcum powder club. I've called numerous attorneys only to cite no interest. Can someone please help me. 215 514 8948

March 18, 2018 - 8:34pm
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