Breast implants

French inquiry urges ban of popular breast implant but balks at blanket prohibition
Sasha Chavkin and Douglas Dalby · February 8, 2019

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

Allergan Faces Fresh Woes As Investors Sue
Sasha Chavkin · January 9, 2019

Investors have filed a class action lawsuit against breast implant manufacturer Allergan, alleging the company concealed the association between textured breast implants and a rare form of cancer.

Allergan Textured Breast Implant Sales Halted in Europe Amid Safety Controversy
Simon Bowers and Hamish Boland-Rudder · December 19, 2018

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.