• 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.

  • 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...

  • FDA Mar 20, 2019

    FDA Issues Warning to Two Breast Implant Makers Over Safety Concerns

    Less than a week before a major hearing on breast implant safety, the FDA issued two warning letters to implant manufacturers, citing their failure to do proper safety studies. The letters sent to Mentor and Sientra warned that certain implants could be pulled off the market if the companies didn’t fulfill the agency’s requirements, which ask that manufacturers continue safety...

  • FDA Mar 20, 2019

    FDA Issues Warning to Two Breast Implant Makers Over Safety Concerns

    Less than a week before a major hearing on breast implant safety, the FDA issued two warning letters to implant manufacturers, citing their failure to do proper safety studies. The letters sent to Mentor and Sientra warned that certain implants could be pulled off the market if the companies didn’t fulfill the agency’s requirements, which ask that manufacturers continue safety...

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