Should You Be Concerned About BIA-ALCL?

4 minute read In 2011, reports began to surface about a potential extremely rare link between breast implants and anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL). These concerns increased since then with the identification of other cases worldwide. With the increasing numbers and patterns emerging, a better and clearer understanding regarding this relationship has emerged. In July 2019, …

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What Should You Do If You Have Textured Surfaced Breast Implants

  Over the last several months there has been information in the news and online related to concerns and possible dangers of textured surfaced breast implants. In fact, one company that manufactures breast implants, Allergan, has recalled all their textured surfaced breast implants and tissue expanders as of this past July. What does this all …

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FDA Issues Report on Extremely Rare Occurrence of ALCL In A Few Women With Breast Implants

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) just issued a press release regarding the appearance of a very rare type of cancer that has been found in some women who have either saline or silicone breast implants. In these women, anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL) has been identified in the capsule (scar tissue) that forms around breast implants …

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