Day 17 Commitment Breast Cancer Facts

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No association has been found between breast implants and an increased risk of breast cancer. However, the FDA recently announced that breast implants might be associated with anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). ALCL is not breast cancer, but may show up in the scar capsule surrounding the implant.

Olson, James S. 2002. Bathsheba’s Breast: Women, Cancer, and History. Baltimore, MD: The John Hopkins University Press.

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