US experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - U.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in a multi-decade debate about their health effects An expert panel assembled by the Food and Drug Administration meets for two days starting Monday to discuss the latest evidence about the risks of illness and complications with the devices, which are used…
Breast Implants Linked to a Rare Cancer: How Big Is the Risk?
Women with breast implants are at increased risk of developing a rare type of cancer, but what exactly are the chances of getting cancer from implants?
Hometown Jury Says J&J Must Pay $37.2 Million for Cancers Linked to Baby Powder
Johnson & Johnson must pay at least $37.2 million to four consumers who blamed asbestos-tainted talc for their cancers in the company's latest loss in
Breast implant injuries hidden as patients' questions mount
WASHINGTON (AP) - To all the world, it looked like breast implants were safe. From 2008 to 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration publicly reported 200 or so complaints annually - a tiny fraction of the hundreds of thousands of implant surgeries performed each year Then last fall thousands of problems with breast implants flooded the FDA's system. More than 4,000 injury reports filed in the last half of 2017. Another 8,000 in the first six months of 2018. Suddenly, women like…
U.S. experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns
"It is essential we try to understand breast implant illness," said Stephanie Manson Brown, an executive with implant maker Allergan.
Learn about cancer, diabetes link
Karen Uhrich, MS, RD, LD, CDE will present “Cancer and Diabetes: Managing a Dual Diagnosis” program at Gilda’s Club Quad-Cities, 1234 E. River Drive, Davenport, from 6-7 p.m. on Monday
Questions about safety of breast implants
Plastic surgery is ingrained in our South Florida culture. There is rarely a day that goes by that I do not see a patient who has undergone a breast augmentation. In addition, many of my patients w…
This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet
An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5%, according to a study published Thursday in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum. T…
Researchers discover disease linked to testicular cancer
Researchers have discovered a new autoimmune disease that is associated with testicular cancer.
Learn About 'LINK'!
We’re excited to introduce a new annual guide to marcomm-vendor services that we liken to “the ATLAS on steroids”! Having ended the 25-year run of the annual ATLAS and the seven-year run of the MARKETING Awards and THE EVENT, we’re depending on marketingnw.com and the ‘LINK’ to continue communication with the local marcomm community, built over the past three decades. Be sure to read about how ‘LINK’ will expand that community in a valuable way. You’ll also note some changes in the website…
What to know about FDA's warning on breast implant risks, rare cancer
What to Know About the Breast Implants Linked to Cancer
In a new announcement, the FDA says that though rare, breast implants are linked to a type of cancer.
What to know about the FDA warning on breast implant risks, rare cancer
At least 359 women with breast implants were diagnosed with a rare cancer.
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FDA warns about cancer link to breast implants: What to look for
The FDA reports that the number of people diagnosed with lymphoma after receiving breast implants has gone up.
What Is Glyphosate? Study Finds Weed Killer Linked To Cancer In Beer, Wine
A new study found that glyphosate, which has been linked to cancer in humans and colony collapse in bees, was present in some popular alcoholic beverages.
Why breast implants makes it EASIER to check yourself for lumps
Speaking on Lorraine today, Dr Hilary Jones, 65, explained women with breast implants should find it easier to check themselves for cancerous lumps than those without.
Top French court nixes ruling on faulty breast implants
PARIS (AP) - France's highest court overturned Wednesday an appeals court ruling that would have required some 1,700 women in multiple countries to pay back compensation they received over rupture-prone breast implants The decision by the Court of Cassation means the years long case involving German products-testing company TUV Rheinland must be retried. The company initially was ordered to pay damages of 5.7 million euros (currently…
Why this bikini model had her breast implants removed
Nearly eight years ago, Sia Cooper couldn’t wait to become a better version of herself, thanks to her new breast implants. “It gave me confidence,” the 29-year-old fitness trainer and Instagram mod…
Breast implants should come with ‘illness’ warning: plastic surgeon
Breast implant illness may not be a medically recognized condition, but some surgeons say the cosmetic procedure should now come with a warning. Those who claim to suffer from the mysterious illnes…