Navigation Links
Silicone Implants Make No Significant Difference To Breast Cancer Survivors

A report by the National Research Center (NRC) for Women & Families says that breast cancer survivors who undergo reconstructive surgery with silicone implants have very // little information available to them regarding the possible risks and complications about the procedure. The report was released at a National Press Club Newsmakers' event by Dr. Susan Wood, former director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Office of Women.

) The report titled Decisions in the Dark: The FDA, Breast Cancer Survivors, and Silicone Implants, says that breast cancer survivors experience more complications than normal patients with these implants and need to be informed about them before undergoing the procedure. Additionally, the report also cites the FDA findings in saying that these implants interfere with mammography and biopsy procedures and thus limit the detection for relapse. It was also found that many companies like Implant and Mentor Corporation did not include a sizeable number of breast cancer patients in their trials. Also women with reconstruction were not happier than women without, leading to questions over the procedure. "For a woman to survive breast cancer and then find herself facing additional surgeries because of a poorly tested product is terribly unfair," observed Dr. Diana Zuckerman, President of the National Research Center for Women & Families, and author of the report. "It's critical that implant manufacturers include breast cancer survivors in their research, and that they carefully test for any adverse health impacts that occur over the lifetime of these devices." For more information, visit National Research Center (NRC) for Women & Families www.center4research.org
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Silicone Rubber Flap Restore Speech
2. Potentially Dangerous levels of Platinum Found in Women with Silicone Gel Breast Implants
3. Silicone Leaks Seen Among Women with Breast Implants
4. Canadian Regulators allow Silicone Breast Implants in Market
5. Breast Implants May Interfere With The Interpretation Of Mammogram Results
6. The Use Of Implants After Breast Cancer Questioned
7. Implants In The Ear Is Effective Against All Types Of Hearing Loss
8. Scientists Find Way To Stop Infection Of Implants
9. Early Cochlear Implants Prove To Be Effective
10. Cell Implants May Help Those Who Suffer From Parkinsons
11. Uncontrolled Diabetes Spells Doom for Dental Implants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... ARI Network Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIS) announced today ... websites for its network of more than 650 U.S.-based dealers. Rhino, a member of ... rotary and flail mowers and cutters, rear blades, post hole diggers, pasture renovators, tillers, ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , ... March 30, 2017 , ... CHARM CITY RUN ... Run has announced that Mercy Medical Center will serve as the official title sponsor ... region. On Sunday, June 25, 2017, thousands of women will walk or run the ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... AngioGenesis Labs sold 300 bottles ... AngioGenesis Labs, makers of HeartBoost, BrainBest and BeautyBest, achieved these results while doing ... an over the counter heart healthy drink, can reduce Arterial Plaque, Lower Blood ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... as it continues developing an ANSI-approved, consensus-based American National Standard for Good ... to publish the first ANSI-approved GMP standard for dietary supplements this spring, ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... HealthCareMandA.com will host an important ... 2017, at 1:00 PM ET. A recording of the webinar will also be made ... , Home health and hospice companies are still popular targets for healthcare investors. This ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... 29, 2017   Dynatronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ... of Cynthia L. McHenry (Cyndi) as ... for leading Dynatronics manufacturing, distribution, and purchasing operations ... Dynatronics, CEO Kelvyn H. Cullimore, Jr. ... search process conducted by the company as it ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... 29, 2017 On March 28, the U.S. Food and ... with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and primary ... approved by the FDA for PPMS. Ocrevus is an ... "Multiple sclerosis can have a profound impact ... M.D., director of the Division of Neurology Products in ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Medicure Inc. ... release financial results for the year ended December ... 26, 2017. The results are being released later ... financial statements will include the operations and balances ... 1, 2016.  This release and filing date meets ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: