More cases of an unusual cancer associated with breast implants have been reported to the Food and Drug Administration, the agency said in a Safety Communication. Since last year, the number of reports of breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) has increased from 359 to 414 cases. The number of deaths remains at nine, though the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a professional society of plastic surgeons, reports 16 deaths from this malignancy of the immune system. The agency once called the cancer rare, but now says the odds of it occurring in women with textured beast implants is ... Read More
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