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The big­gest prospec­tive stud­ies have found no link be­tween tal­cum pow­der ap­plied to the gen­i­tals and ovar­ian cancer. But about two dozen smaller, look­back stud­ies over three decades have mostly found a mod­est con­nec­tion — a 20 per­cent to 40 per­cent in­creased risk among talc users.

How­ever, that doesn’t mean talc causes cancer. Sev­eral fac­tors make that un­likely and there’s no proof talc, which doesn’t in­ter­act with chem­i­cals or cells, can travel up the re­pro­duc­tive tract, en­ter the ovaries and then trig­ger

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