Talcum powder case ‘flawed’

The US court decision to financially compensate the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to talcum powder is “flawed”, argues a leading cancer epidemiology expert.

“First, the evidence of a causal association between genital talc use and ovarian cancer risk is weak,” says Professor Paul Pharoah from the University of Cambridge, UK.

“Second, even if the