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Certain Breast Implants, Tissue Expanders Recalled Due to Cancer Link

Allergan is recalling BIOCELL textured breast implants and tissue expanders due to the potential risk for breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). The move to recall was based on an analysis of medical device reports submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) related to BIA-ALCL and BIA-ALCL-related deaths associated with these devices. “Once…

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