Textured Breast Implants and ALCL

Posted August 13, 2019

What is ALCL? Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a rare cancer that occurs in somewhere between 1 in 3000 and 1 in 30,000 women with textured breast implants (saline or silicone gel). To our knowledge, ALCL has not been reported in women with smooth implants. How many cases are there? Five hundred seventy […]

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