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What's products should i stay away from that has talcon powder in it bc it's cause ovarian cancer?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
I don't believe it: You're 20 and too young to have really grasped the extent of deception in this world. Most physicians think that the "scientific studies" showing a link between cancer and talcum powder are the result of recall bias -- ask a question the right way, and you'll get results that aren't true. If you believe all the scare stuff online and from lawyers, you'll end up unable to do anything.

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