What Are The Symptoms Of Ovarian Cancer?

A Woman who used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder for 35 Years Died of Ovarian Cancer.

What is ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer is a fatal disease in which  cancerous cells are found in the ovaries. An ovary is one of two small, almond-shaped organs located on each side of the uterus that store eggs or germ cells and produce female hormones estrogen and progesterone. This cancer develops when cells in th ovaries begin to grow out of control.

Out-Of-Control Growth of Abnormal Cells. From Talcum Powder?

Ovarian Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control.

Ovarian Cancer Helpline wants you to know that if you used Talcum Powder, Johnson's Baby Powder or Shower To Shower on private areas, condoms, sanitary napkins for years your ovarain cancer symptoms may be the result of these particles traveling and sitting in the fallopian turbes and ovaries resulting in a diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer.  There is an established link and women have been filing lawsuits and winning. If you have a diagnosis of ovarian cancer and believe there is a link contact us to learn more about the Ovarian Cancer- Talcum Powder lawsuits.

Ovarian cancer rates are highest in women aged 55-64 years. The median age at which women are diagnosed is 63, meaning that half of women are younger than 63 when diagnosed with ovarian cancer and half are older. This is the exact population that was using Talcum powder for years. Back then Johnson and Johnson had those catchy jingles promoting their product  touting  Johnson’s Baby Powder as “safe, gentle and mild.” But they knew for decades that it posed a high risk of ovarian cancer among women who use it on their genitals.

 

Number of New Cases and Deaths per 100,000: The number of new cases of ovary cancer was 11.9 per 100,000 women per year. The number of deaths was 7.5 per 100,000 women per year. These rates are age-adjusted and based on 2009-2013 cases and deaths.

Lifetime Risk of Developing Cancer: Approximately 1.3 percent of women will be diagnosed with ovary cancer at some point during their lifetime, based on 2010-2012 data.

Prevalence of This Cancer: In 2013, there were an estimated 195,767 women living with ovary cancer in the United States

 

Ovarian Cancer Symptoms

Persistent abdominal bloating, indigestion or nausea
Changes in appetite, often a loss of appetite or feeling full sooner
Feelings of pressure in the pelvis or lower back
Needing to urinate more frequently
Changes in bowel movements
Increased abdominal girth
Feeling tired or low energy

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