Blood cancers

No ban of textured implants despite link to anaplastic large cell lymphoma

The TGA has no plans to ban or restrict textured breast implants despite increasing evidence linking them to anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). In a recent update the regulator said it had begun a scientific review of the  surface topography of breast implants marketed in Australia after receiving 78 confirmed reports of BIA-ALCL in Australian patients, including four deaths. ...

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