• Cancer Aug 29, 2019

    LA Women File Lawsuits Against Breast Implant Maker Over Cancer Risks

    Two lawsuits were filed against Allergan Wednesday related to its line of Biocell textured breast implants, which are the subject of a worldwide recall, alleging a failure to warn of cancer risks.

  • VMS Aug 2, 2019

    Breast Implants Making Some Women Sick

    Women around the country say their breast implants are causing headaches, hair loss, chronic pain and constant fatigue. A Maryland mother shared her story with News4’s Doreen Gentzler.

  • Canada Jul 24, 2019

    Breast Implant Recalled After Link to More Rare Cancer Cases

    Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for certain textured models after regulators alerted the company to a heightened cancer risk with the devices. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it called for the removal after new information showed Allergan’s Biocell breast implants with a textured surface were tied to the vast majority of cases of...

  • Cancer May 2, 2019

    Breast Implants Tied to Rare Cancer to Remain on US Market

    U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market. But the Food and Drug Administration said women should receive more information about potential risks when considering the implants. Thursday’s announcement follows a March public meeting where dozens of women called for bolder steps on breast implant...

  • physician Apr 8, 2017

    Breast Ban? UFC Fight in Limbo Over Breast Implants

    Pearl Gonzalez’s fight at UFC 210 almost didn’t happen. Gonzalez’s bout was temporarily in limbo Friday because of a New York state fight rule that bans fighters from competing with breast implants. The rule states, “Due to the concern over rupture, boxers who have breast implants are not eligible to box in New York. Boxers who have had breast reduction...

  • United States Mar 21, 2017

    Breast Implants Can Cause Rare Form of Cancer, FDA Says

    Breast implants can cause a rare form of cancer that may have killed at least nine people, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, NBC News reported. The cancer is called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) and the FDA is checking into more than 350 reports linking it with both silicone and saline breast implants. ALCL, which is a type...

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