Blood cancers

Lymphoma risk from breast implants upgraded

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has confirmed 46 cases of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) in Australia since 2007. In a recent alert (20 December) to consumers and health professionals, the TGA estimated about one woman in 5000 with breast implants would develop the rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma between 3 and 14 years ...

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