FDA Reports Link Between Breast Implants and a Rare Cancer

Saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants may be linked to a rare form of cancer in some women, according to an announcement made Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA received nearly 60 reports of anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or ALCL, from women who had breast implants. The cancer generally formed around the shell of the implant, according to the reports. ALCL, a rare and aggressive type of lymphoma, makes up only about 3 percent of all lymphomas in adults,...Full Story
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