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.
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.
A growing wave of regulators are reconsidering the safety of textured breast implants that have been associated with a higher risk of cancer.
French health authorities have informed manufacturers of a sweeping and historic ban on two categories of breast implants.
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.
There is growing international concern over breast implant safety, particularly due to a rare cancer that occurs most often in implants with rough surfaces.
A committee convened by France’s medical device safety authority has stopped short of calling for the total removal of textured breast implants.
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.
A new survey reconfirms the Implant Files investigation findings, with patients saying they were not informed of device-related risks.
Manufacturers fought to get implants back on the market. Regulators gave in. Now thousands of patients are paying the price.