Category: Health Risks

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FDA Drafts New Breast Implant Guidelines Due to Cancer Concerns

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently drafted new guidelines about the safety of breast implants. The FDA created these guidelines to make sure women know all the risks of breast implants, which include cancer and other illnesses. See what the FDA recommended below. FDA Breast Implant Guidance In October 2019, the FDA released a…

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Breast Implant Cancer Leads to Allergan Class-Action Lawsuit

In October 2019, a class action-lawsuit was brought against Allergan, the maker of dangerous breast implants linked to cancer. The lawsuit claims that Allergan does not plan to monitor at-risk individuals for breast implant cancer, even though the FDA issued a recall due to risk. Other similar lawsuits have been filed against the company in…

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New Data Shows Breast Implant Cancer More Likely Than Believed

Breast implant cancer is more common than believed, according to new reports. What’s worse, since breast implant cancer was once described as very rare, many women with possible symptoms were sent home by their doctors. This is because breast implant cancer can be difficult to diagnose. Breast Implant Cancer On the Rise As of July…

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Understanding the Allergan Implant Recall

Certain breast implants manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Allergan have been recalled for posing health and safety risks. The implants were recalled, in part, due to their link to breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, or BIA-ALCL. Women who have had breast implant surgery with any of the recalled implants may have medical and legal options…

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Pursuing Safe Breast Augmentation Surgery: What to Consider Before Surgery

Breast augmentation is a common plastic surgery to alter appearance and improve confidence. However, women must consider many factors when deciding whether breast augmentation is right for them. There are several breast augmentation surgery risks to be aware of, including cancer. Breast Augmentation One of the Most Popular Plastic Surgeries Cosmetic surgery is a $16…

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Health Risks of Silicone vs. Saline Breast Implants

Comparing Health Risks of Silicone vs. Saline Breast Implants

Saline breast implants are just as dangerous as silicone implants. Both breast implant types are associated with a rare form of cancer and several other adverse health effects. There is a common misconception that saline breast implants are safer than silicone implants. Since most people are concerned about the risk of silicone leaking into the…

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