Lymphoma + Breast Implants Q&A
The FDA reported that breast implants may increase the risk of developing a form of lymphoma. Can a doctor explain whether this is with all types of... READ MORE
Is there evidence that gummy bear silicone implants cause lymphoma? How risky are these for breast cancer patients?
Hi! I am considering breast augmentation. I REALLY really want to do this after two years of breastfeeding! I am a thin woman, with thin tissue and my... READ MORE
Just learned about ALCL, a lymphoma risk associated with breast implants and specifically textured implants. Is this worrisome?
Oh my gosh, every time I think I have made up my mind, I learn new information! I was pretty set on textured gummy bear implants (to reduce chances of... READ MORE
I am considering breast augmentation. I am rest-assured from what I have read that they do not cause breast cancer, but now I am reading 2011 research... READ MORE
Why are Plastic Surgeons reluctant to test for BIA-ALCL in symptomatic women? Women with spontaneous breast swelling, capsular contracture, swollen... READ MORE
ALCL ALK NEGATIVE related to breast implants and I'm just wondering if I will need any treatments (Photo)
When ALCL related to the breast implant is diagnosed in the fluid and in the capsule do you think any treatment is needed if it has not spread. READ MORE
20+ years in the clear with help of chemo. I have been reading the FDA's site on the small risk of breast implants upping the probability of... READ MORE
Breast Implants and ALCL, what measures can be taken to reverse the adverse impact after having them for 10 years?
There is established link between "Anaplastic large cell lymphoma" (ALCL) and breast implants (silicone in both saline & silicone implants). Any... READ MORE
I was diagnosed with breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma. I had a capsulectomy 6 month after surgery.
Should I be worried of a late seroma after dx of bia alcl after capsulectomy and removal? READ MORE
I've read articles on here (realself) and throughout the web about a type of lymphoma called ALCL that is supposedly linked to breast implants. Is... READ MORE
Should I remove my implants now that new research shows increasing risk of lymphoma? I was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis.
I have gummy bear textured implants. Several months after my implantation I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis; which I do not contribute to the... READ MORE
Hi, I have heard that many of the cohesive gel implants can be a bit too firm, although I LOVE that they are anatomic. I was wondering if there are... READ MORE
Breast implant associated lymphoma: do saline implants have the same risk as textured silicone implants?
Do smooth saline breast implants carry the same risk as textured silicone implants for the breast implant associated lymphoma? READ MORE
I just read about BIA-ALCL; but quality information that describes in detail information about this condition is difficult. I have access to UpToDate,... READ MORE
Is there any possibility that the capsule forming around silicone cheek implants could lead to lymphoma?
I heard on the television show The Doctors today the news that breast implants, especially textured implants, have been associated with the... READ MORE
I had silicone implant 3 years ago above the muscle.it was very nice but after 2 years i got pregnant and my breast increased in size and noticed... READ MORE