• By Laurel Kelly

Consumer Health: Breast implants and cancer risk

July 23, 2020
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The Food and Drug Administration has identified a possible association between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma, an uncommon cancer of the immune system.

Any association between breast implants and cancer is concerning. Still it's important to keep the potential risk in perspective.

Learn more from Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, past director of the Mayo Clinic Breast Diagnostic Clinic, about the connection between breast implants and cancer.

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