FDA: Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Can Still Be Sold in U.S.

THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 -- A type of breast implant linked to cancer can still be sold in the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. The agency said it is too soon to ban a type of textured implant recently linked to...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Related Links:

Seminars in Plastic Surgery 2019; 33: 270-278 DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1696998Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is an emerging and indolent, but potentially fatal cancer of the immune system that can develop around textured-surface breast implants. The World Health Organization first recognized BIA-ALCL as a unique clinical entity in 2016. To date, over 600 confirmed cases have been reported worldwide. BIA-ALCL most commonly presents with disease confined to the capsule, as a seroma or a mass adjacent to the implant. While BIA-ALCL has a fairly indolent clinical course, with an excellent progno...
Source: Seminars in Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
SHIRLEY BALLAS has decided to have her breast implants removed after several cancer diagnoses in her family. What are the symptoms that could mean you may be at risk?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Irene Kennedy, 49, from Leeds, found out she had breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma in January. The cancer is linked to 'textured' silicone breast implants.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Linzy Bromfield, 50, (pictured) 'thought she was going to die' after she developed implant-associated lymphoma in 2016. She had the implants put in at a private clinic in the UK in 2005.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Kate Michalkova, 44, of Cheltenham, became very ill four years after getting implants from Allergan. The mother-of-one said they have destroyed her body.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A major producer of breast implants is stopping the sale and distribution of their textured products, amid growing links to a rare and deadly cancer. The FDA requested the recall from Allergan after a "significant increase" in cases of a particular lymphoma. The FDA says the risk of lymphoma with Allergan's Biocell textured implants is approximately six times that of other manufacturers who are marketing in the U.S. Anna Werner reports.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
"Even now, sometimes I go, 'How can that be?'"
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A major producer of breast implants is stopping the sale and distribution of their textured products, amid growing links to a rare and deadly cancer. The FDA requested the recall from Allergan after a "significant increase" in cases of a particular lymphoma. The FDA says the risk of lymphoma with Allergan's Biocell textured implants is approximately six times that of other manufacturers who are marketing in the U.S. Anna Werner reports.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Allergan Inc. announces a worldwide recall of implants with a textured surface
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Title: Breast Implants Tied to Rare Cancer RecalledCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/24/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/25/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
More News: Breast Augmentation | Cancer | Cancer & Oncology | Food and Drug Administration (FDA) | Pharmaceuticals | Plastic Surgery | USA Health