Tag: breast implant

Breast Implant Cancer Class Action Lawsuit Filed in California

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.

/ August 30, 2019
Breast Implant Recall

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.

/ August 16, 2019
Breast Implant Recall

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.

/ July 24, 2019
Breast Implant Recall

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).

/ May 31, 2019
Study Links Textured Breast Implants and 400X Risk of Cancer

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.

/ January 19, 2018
Australia Reports 56 Cases of Breast Implant Cancer

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.

/ September 15, 2017
FDA Breast Implant Safety Warning

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.

/ March 21, 2017
Breast Implant Recall

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.

/ February 7, 2017