Tag Archives: Cancer

J&J drops 4% on report DOJ investigating allegations company lied about talc cancer risks

Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York. Lucas Jackson | Reuters The Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about the possible cancer risks of its talcum powder, according to a Bloomberg report Friday. A grand jury in Washington is examining documents… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Mother-of-two, 29, dies of cervical cancer after doctors ‘took 10 MONTHS to diagnose her’

Mother-of-two, 29, dies of cervical cancer after doctors ‘took 10 MONTHS to diagnose her despite being told about her constant bleeding’ Josephine Suffolk, from Dover, died on May 18 less than a year after diagnosis  She said in December: ‘I feel like I have been so let down by my doctors’ The NHS lists abnormal bleeding… Read More »