Navigation Links
FDA Says Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
Date:1/27/2011

, 24 were related to silicon implants, seven to saline implants and the type of implant in the remaining three cases are not known, according to the FDA. In addition, 19 of the implants were inserted for cosmetic reasons and 11 were used in reconstructive procedures. The reasons for the other four procedures are not known, the agency said.

The majority of cases the agency is aware of came to light when women went to a doctor complaining of symptoms such as pain, lumps, swelling or anomalies in their breasts. These symptoms were the result of "fluid, hardening of breast area around the implant, or masses surrounding the breast implant," the agency said. ALCL was found by testing the fluid and area around the implant.

Symptoms of ALCL can develop from one to 23 years after a women gets her implants, according to the FDA.

"Women with breast implants who are not showing any symptoms or problems require only routine follow-up," Maisel said. "Physicians should consider the possibility of ALCL if the patient has late-onset and persistent fluid around the implant," he added.

"Women should monitor their implants and report any noticeable changes to their doctors, particularly those that occur after the breast implants are fully healed," Maisel said.

ALCL is usually treated with chemotherapy and radiation, and sometimes surgery, Maisel noted.

"I suspect this has caught the vast majority of plastic surgeons off-guard, as we have not heard anything remotely related to a potential warning before today," said Dr. Jeffrey C. Salomon, an assistant clinical professor of plastic surgery at Yale University School of Medicine.

This rare lymphoma develops in the naturally occurring capsule of tissue that normally forms around the implant, he said. "It is somewhat distressing to surgeons and patients alike but, the overall risk is exceedingly low," Salomon added.

Maisel added that American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is working wit
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Hot flushes are linked with a significant reduction in breast cancer risk
2. Breast-Feeding May Counter Some Effects of Childhood Cancer
3. Smoking may be associated with increased risk of breast cancer
4. Heavy Smoking Linked to Small Increase in Breast Cancer Risk
5. Breast Cancer Drug May Also Help Lung Cancer Patients
6. Breast Cancer Patients With Diabetes May Fare Worse
7. Strong social ties benefit breast cancer patients
8. Breastfeeding -- added protection for cancer survivors?
9. Small Spreads of Breast Cancer May Not Affect Survival
10. U-M researchers find indirect path to attack breast cancer stem cells
11. Scientists identify avoidable breast cancer risk factors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
FDA Says Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer 
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... , ... Sculpted Contours Luxury Medical Aesthetics announces the arrival of the newest ... this new applicator in the United States as an upgrade to the CoolSmooth applicator ... original applicator required a 2 hour treatment time. The new CoolSmooth Pro reduces ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Jacksonville-based drug and alcohol rehabilitation ... Conference Center. The medical community, social workers, law enforcement, and government officials are ... in the effort to better understand and combat sex trafficking. Lead by sex ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Coco Libre announced today that ... and VIPs at the 2015 Vans US Open of Surfing, July 25 through August ... claim “no added sugar” on the market, is a natural choice given the Open’s ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Ticket Down is a reliable ... looking to catch a new and refreshing show on Broadway, look no further than ... including an Obie Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, Lucille Lortel Award, ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... , ... According to an article published July 2 on Healio, ... a consensus on the steps that need to be taken to successfully complete several ... consensus on a series of steps that each surgeon must complete for each procedure. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cooler Coolsculpting in Atlanta: Treatments Now Twice As Fast 2Health News:Cooler Coolsculpting in Atlanta: Treatments Now Twice As Fast 3Health News:Lakeview Health Links Sex Trafficking and Addiction in Special Jacksonville Educational Workshop 2Health News:Lakeview Health Links Sex Trafficking and Addiction in Special Jacksonville Educational Workshop 3Health News:Coco Libre Brings Eco-conscious Hydration to Vans US Open of Surfing 2Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 2Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 3Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 4Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 5Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 6Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 7Health News:Article on Plastic Surgery Consensus Highlights the Duties of Veteran Plastic Surgeons, says Beverly Hills Physicians 2Health News:Article on Plastic Surgery Consensus Highlights the Duties of Veteran Plastic Surgeons, says Beverly Hills Physicians 3
... Should be considered along with LDL cholesterol ... 12 (HealthDay News) -- A new study showing ... of cardiac trouble strengthens the case for including ... , "Triglycerides traditionally have been viewed as second-class ...
... Global Trends, Progress and ... ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 12 iJET Intelligent ... business resiliency services,today announced the publication of 2007 ... by iJET,s health intelligence team, the report,provides analysis ...
... CHICAGO (February 12, 2008) A new study published in ... of Surgeons shows that patients with a large support network ... prior to having a surgical procedure, which can have a ... findings suggest that it is important for clinicians to be ...
... of Frozen Desserts Nationwide Fuels ... Cefiore,s ... and one of the nation,s fastest-growing frozen yogurt,destinations, introduced today its ... 90% of U.S. households consuming frozen,desserts and many choosing frozen yogurt ...
... 12 Natural,Alternatives International, Inc. ("NAI") (Nasdaq: ... customized nutritional,supplements, today announced the appointment of Kenneth ... Mr. Wolf possesses over 20,years of manufacturing and ... as Chief Financial Officer with Phoenix Footwear Group, ...
... AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 12 Planning for the WKDD ... progressing effortlessly,when a company backed out at the last ... listening to the radio at just the right,moment., ... to WKDD, and [on-air personality] Matt Patrick was,discussing a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Triglycerides Linked to Coronary Disease Risk 2Health News:Triglycerides Linked to Coronary Disease Risk 3Health News:iJET Unveils 2007 Year-in-Review Report on Avian Influenza and Pandemic Planning 2Health News:iJET Unveils 2007 Year-in-Review Report on Avian Influenza and Pandemic Planning 3Health News:Patients with larger social networks may fare better after an operation 2Health News:Latest Salvo Fired in Frozen Yogurt Wars as Southern California's Fastest-Growing Franchise - Cefiore - Launches New Chocolate Flavor 2Health News:Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Appoints New Chief Financial Officer 2Health News:Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Appoints New Chief Financial Officer 3Health News:Virtual Hold Technology Donates Toys, Helps Raise Money for WKDD's Annual Radiothon for Akron Children's Hospital 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... -- Today we bring you a special edition of #MedicareMonday on Medicare,s 50 th ... our Medicare resources and continue highlighting the success of the prescription drug benefit, commonly ... Check out our latest infographics and videos here: http://onphr.ma/1INp9qQ ... ... ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today ... 2015. Key results include: , Total revenues ... 2014 to $5,370 million, with 6 percent product ... (etanercept), Prolia ® (denosumab), Sensipar ® ... (denosumab). Unfavorable changes in foreign exchange rates ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... July 30, 2015 Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE ... that specializes in the patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese ... provided updates regarding the notice it received on May ... indicating that the Company was below certain of the ... 134 and 1101 of the NYSE MKT Company Guide, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 2Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 3Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 2Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 3Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 4Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 5Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 6Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 7Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 8Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 9Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 10Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 11Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 12Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 13Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 14Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 15Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 16Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 17Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 18Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 19Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 20Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 21Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 22Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 23TPI Provides Update Regarding Non-Compliance with NYSE MKT Continued Listing Requirements 2
... Inc. (NYSE: WPI ) today announced that ... with Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on outstanding patent litigation related ... its lawsuit on March 4, 2010, following Watson,s filing ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for seeking approval ...
... Inc. (Nasdaq: AKRX ) will host a conference ... results followed by a Q&A session.  The company will release ... Akorn Third Quarter 2010 Conference CallDate/Time: , Tuesday, November ... (888) 215-6895International Callers: , (913) 312-0860Confirmation Code: , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Watson Reaches Settlement with Endo Over Opana® ER 2
0.5 mm, 1 x 2 teeth set at 45 degrees and 6 mm tying platform. Serrated handle with polished finish....
5 mm tying platform, serrated cross action handle with polished finish. Teeth: 0.10 mm, 1 x 2 set at 90 degrees....
Colibri style tips with 0.12 mm, 1 x 2 teeth. Round knurled handle with alignment pin and polished finish....
0.12 mm, 1 x 2 teeth set at 45 degrees with 6 mm tying platform. Wide serrated handle with polished finish....
Medicine Products: