Ex-fitness competitor is left in agony from breast implants with 'cancer link'

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.
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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.
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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.
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Allergan Inc. announces a worldwide recall of implants with a textured surface
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FDA has finally drawn a line in the sand on an issue that has plagued the breast implant industry for years. On Wednesday the U.S. regulatory agency called on Allergan to take specific models of its textured breast implants off the market due to the risk of a rare type of cancer. "To protect individuals from the increased risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) associated with Allergan Biocell textured breast implants, [FDA] requested that Allergan recall its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders," the agency said in a safety communicatio...
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WEDNESDAY, July 24, 2019 -- Allergan's textured breast implants will be recalled due to their link to a rare cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday. Following a request from the FDA, the company will proceed with a...
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Allergan Plc said on Wednesday it was recalling its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders across markets, citing concerns over a rare form of cancer, after the U.S. health agency asked the drugmaker to pull the products.
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(WASHINGTON) — Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for textured models because of a link to a rare form of cancer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it called for the removal after new information showed Allergan’s Biocell breast implants with a textured surface account for a disproportionate share of rare lymphoma cases. The move follows similar action in France, Australia and Canada. The FDA is not recommending women with the implants have them removed if they are not experiencing problems. Biocell implants feature a textured surface designed to prevent slippage and...
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Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Allergan will stop selling textured implants. 33 deaths have been tied to this type of implant.
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More than 500 cases of implant-associated lymphoma have been linked to textured implants worldwide, and most of the implicated devices were made by Allergan, the FDA said.
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WEDNESDAY, July 24, 2019 -- Allergan's textured breast implants will be recalled due to their link to a rare cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday. Following a request from the FDA, the company will proceed with a...
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