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2011-01-28 10:40:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported on January 26 that "a possible association between saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a very rare type of cancer. Data reviewed by the FDA suggests that patients with breast implants may have a very small, but significant risk, of ALCL in the scar capsule adjacent to the implant. According to the National Cancer Institute, ALCL appears in...

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2011-01-27 08:25:00

The Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to investigate a possible link between breast implants and a rare form of cancer known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), various media outlets reported on Wednesday. According to AP Health Writer Matthew Perrone, ALCL "attacks lymph nodes and the skin and has been reported in the scar tissue which grows around an implant." Perrone reports that the FDA is aware of just 60 cases of the ailment globally, but according to Lisa Richwine...

2011-01-27 00:02:59

Breast augmentation: Everything a woman needs to know about breast augmentation and breast implants is included in a new website by Dr. Michael Law a board certified plastic surgeon in Raleigh, NC. The new website includes a breast augmentation before and after gallery Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Breast Augmentation surgery remains a top plastic surgery procedure. Raleigh Plastic Surgeon Michael Law introduces a comprehensive guide covering all aspects of breast augmentation...

2011-01-27 00:02:58

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is establishing a national registry for breast implants in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The registry is being developed in response to reports of a rare lymphoma -- Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) -- in a very small number of women with breast implants. Arlington Heights, Ill. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is establishing a national registry for breast...

2011-01-26 10:17:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) announces today its support of a new national registry for breast implants that will be compiled by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This registry will document reported cases of a very rare condition, Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL), in the presence of breast implants. As patient advocates, the...

2011-01-26 10:10:00

Agency requesting health care professionals to report confirmed cases SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced a possible association between saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a very rare type of cancer. Data reviewed by the FDA suggest that patients with breast implants may have a very small but significant risk of ALCL in the scar capsule adjacent to the...

2010-12-14 00:01:38

Raleigh Plastic Surgeon Dr. Michael Law recognized as a top provider of Botox and silicone breast implants in Raleigh, NC. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 Raleigh Plastic Surgeon Michael Law MD has been recognized as a Black Diamond provider by Allergan. Dr. Law is the only plastic surgeon in Raleigh and the Triangle area recognized with this honor. He is the top provider of Natrelle Breast Implants, Botox and Juvederm in the Raleigh - Durham area. Allergan Black Diamond status is...

2010-11-23 00:01:09

In November 2006, after a 14-year ban, the Food & Drug Administration approved silicone breast implants for breast augmentation in women over the age of 22. To commemorate the four-year anniversary of this historic decision, Dr. Sam Jejurikar, a board certified plastic surgeon at the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute, reviews some of the differences between silicone and saline breast implants. Dallas, TX (Vocus) November 22, 2010 Patients are requesting placement of silicone breast...

2010-10-26 00:01:41

Dr. Robert Rothfield, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Ft. Lauderdale, discusses the four-year anniversary of the United States Food and Drug Administration's decision to re-approve the use of silicone breast implants after a rigorous 14-year evaluation and patient follow-up. Fort Lauderdale, FL (Vocus) October 25, 2010 At his Ft. Lauderdale plastic surgery practice, Dr. Robert Rothfield recently discussed the fourth anniversary of the FDA's re-approval of the use of silicone breast...

2010-08-17 12:13:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In Miami, the bigger something is the better, but that doesn't necessarily translate to breast implants, at least not in the long run. "Miami likes glitz," explains Christopher Craft, M.D., which is why women here tend to get larger breast implants in comparison to the rest of the country. Craft attended Georgetown University, graduated from the University of Tennessee Medical School, and completed his plastic surgery training at the University...