Our Bodies Ourselves, March 28, 2017. The FDA now says that breast implants can cause a type of lymphoma (cancer of the immune system) called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), although this link has been seen by experts since as early as 2010.
Bloomberg BNA, March 24, 2017. FDA announced that hundreds of new, moderately risky medical devices will no longer need to be tested before being sold in the U.S. NCHR President points out the risks this causes for patients and their doctors.
In 2011, the FDA announced that saline breast implants and silicone gel breast implants were linked to a rare cancer of the immune system.
Forbes, March 22, 2017. The FDA says it now agrees with the World Health Organization that such cases of ALCL cancer are linked to the breast implants and not some unfortunate coincidence
Chicago Tribune and 18 other newspapers, March 16-20, 2017. All terminally ill U.S. patients already have a right to try experimental drugs. The proposed new law is much more dangerous to all patients, and not just those facing fatal illness. Here’s why.