Tuesday, December 10, 2019

FDA Recommends Black Box Warning on Breast Implants

This month, the FDA published recommendations that a “black box” warning be added to package labels for saline and silicone breast implants. At this point, the recommendations are in the form of “draft guidance” and are still subject to public review and comments before they are finalized. This is a significant...

What is Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (and What Does it Have to Do With Breast Implants)?

Non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NHL) has been in the news a great deal lately because of its link to the herbicide Roundup. Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) is a rare variant of the same disease that most often affects children and young adult males. However, in recent years, medical researchers have discovered links...