Search results: breast implant (44 results)

Patients ‘Discouraged’ As US Announces It Won’t Ban Cancer-Linked Breast Implants

The United States decided not to ban a breast implant that has been linked to an increased risk of cancer and is being removed from the market in France, Canada and other countries.

The 30-year Fight For Breast Implant Safety

Sybil Goldrich and Jamee Cook both suffered after getting breast implants, Sybil in 1983 and Jamee in 1998. Together, they are fighting regulators to get more information to people considering getting breast implants.

Canada Halts Sales of Cancer-Linked Breast Implants, as Global Scrutiny Grows

A growing wave of regulators are reconsidering the safety of textured breast implants that have been associated with a higher risk of cancer.

France Bans Breast Implants Linked to Heightened Cancer Risk

French health authorities have informed manufacturers of a sweeping and historic ban on two categories of breast implants.

FDA Kept Hundreds of Thousands of Breast Implant Incidents Hidden From Public

On the eve of a hearing about breast implant safety, the U.S. regulator revealed it has long known about vastly more complications than previously disclosed.

What are textured breast implants and are they safe?

There is growing international concern over breast implant safety, particularly due to a rare cancer that occurs most often in implants with rough surfaces.

French inquiry urges ban of popular breast implant but balks at blanket prohibition

A committee convened by France’s medical device safety authority has stopped short of calling for the total removal of textured breast implants.

Allergan Textured Breast Implant Sales Halted in Europe Amid Safety Controversy

A specific type of Allergan breast implant that has been linked to an emerging form of cancer has been recalled in Europe, French authorities announced on Tuesday.

‘I was told they were 100 percent safe:’ Breast implant stories from around the world

A new survey reconfirms the Implant Files investigation findings, with patients saying they were not informed of device-related risks.

Breast Implant Injuries Kept Hidden As New Health Threats Surface

Manufacturers fought to get implants back on the market. Regulators gave in. Now thousands of patients are paying the price.