Breast implants with textured surfaces can cause anaplastic large-cell lymphoma

The Philadelphia Inquirer (8/3, McCullough, 1.07M) reported that scientists agree that breast implants with textured surfaces, rather than smooth ones, can cause “breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma.” Back in 2011, the Food and Drug Administration estimated the risk as less than one in 500,000, but “the risk after a decade of wearing the devices could…

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