Saturday, 29 June 2019

Getting the Facts on Breast Implants and ALCL: What We Know So Far + Our Recommendations for Staying Safe


If you have breast implants or have been considering breast augmentation, chances are you’ve come across some scary headlines about breast implants and cancer over the last year or so. When the FDA announced there was an association between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), 릴 사이트 the press went wild—and women everywhere began wondering, “do breast implants cause cancer?”

While we first want to reiterate that breast augmentation is, 마닐라 cod by and large, still considered a safe procedure in the hands of an experienced cosmetic surgeon, it’s important for women considering the procedure to understand all of the risks and how often they occur so they can make an educated decision.

Unfortunately, wading through all the available information can be overwhelming, and it can be a challenge to separate opinion from facts. At the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, 마닐라 카지노 our primary focus is keeping patients safe through education and access to highly trained cosmetic surgeons, so we wanted to take this opportunity to answer some of the most common questions we receive about BIA-ALCL diagnosis, treatment, and current trends.

ALCL is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that impacts the immune system. It develops when there is a build-up of abnormal T-cells in the lymph nodes, though it can spread to other parts of the body. 마닐라 카지노 롤링 BIA-ALCL is an even rarer form of ALCL that develops specifically in the capsule of scar tissue that surrounds breast implants rather than lymph nodes. BIA-ALCL is not a form of breast cancer.

Treatment of BIA-ALCL is most successful with early detection and involves removing the breast implant and surrounding scar tissue.