Tag: breast implant

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