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American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Responds to Breast Implant-Lymphoma Link

Posted Date: January 26, 2011

The ASPS has released information about a possible link between lymphoma and breast implants.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is providing information and resources to patients and consumers regarding the FDA Safety Communication, “Reports of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) in Women with Breast Implants”. The information id posted on the ASPS website.

Women considering breast implants should always discuss the risks and benefits of breast implant surgery whether for breast augmentation or breast reconstruction) with their surgeon in detail. More information about breast implant safety is available on the FDA website as is additional information specifically about the possible link between breast implants and lymphoma.