Tag: breast implant
Allergan Is Trying to Find Women With Recalled Breast Implants
Allergan is trying to find 52,000 women with Biocell® breast implants that were recalled in July 2019 due to an increased risk of cancer.
Breast Implant Cancer Class Action Lawsuit Filed in California
Two women with cancer linked to their recalled breast implants have filed a class action lawsuit in California.
Class Action Filed for Allergan Biocell® Breast Implants Linked to Cancer
Two women have filed a class action lawsuit accusing Allergan of selling dangerous textured breast implants that can cause cancer.
Allergan Recalls Textured Breast Implants in U.S. Due to Cancer Risk
In a major reversal, the FDA has asked Allergan to recall BIOCELL® textured breast implants in the U.S. after finding 24 more deaths and a 6-fold increased risk of ALCL, a rare but potentially deadly cancer.
Canada Bans Allergan’s Textured Breast Implants Due to Cancer Risks
Allergan has recalled all textured breast implants in Canada after dozens of women developed a rare cancer called Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL).
Study Links Textured Breast Implants and 400X Risk of Cancer
Silicone breast implants with a textured shell are associated with a 400-fold increased risk of a rare cancer compared to smooth silicone breast implants, according to a study in JAMA Oncology.
Australia Reports 56 Cases of Breast Implant Cancer
Health officials in Australia reported 56 cases of Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) in woman with breast implants, including 3 deaths since 2007.
FDA Warning Links Textured Breast Implants and Cancer
The FDA has confirmed that breast implants can cause a rare type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Textured breast implants are also more likely to cause cancer than smooth-surface breast implants.
Leaking Breast Implant Lawsuits Filed Against Johnson & Johnson
Two lawsuits have been filed in California by women who got sick when their Mentor MemoryGel silicone breast implants leaked.