Infographic: Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Studies concerning talcum powder use and increased ovarian cancer risk have gained much attention over the past year. Specifically, we’ve learned that genital use of talcum powder products (like Johnson’s® baby powder and Shower to Shower® absorbent body powder) increases risk of ovarian cancer in women by 33 percent.

Despite this knowledge, genital use of talcum powder remains popular among women. Many women are not aware of the increased health risk. Talc powder studies over the years have shown different results, but the collective research shows a clear link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer.

How, exactly? Take a look at the infographic below to better understand the connection between talcum powder and ovarian cancer.

talcum powder and ovarian cancer

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