Tag: FDA Warnings

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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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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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Breast Implant Illness Explants

“Explant” Instagram Posts Are Raising Awareness of Breast Implant Illness

Recently, the FDA updated its warning about the dangers associated with breast implants. Women with symptoms of breast implant illness are now turning to social media to share their stories and encourage others with symptoms to have their implants removed. FDA Warnings Prompting Women to Check Their Symptoms Back in 2011, the FDA issued the…

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