More than 700 people worldwide have been diagnosed with breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) believes that women with textured breast implants have a small but increased risk of developing this uncommon cancer. In this episode, Mark Clemens, M.D., plastic surgeon at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and one of the world’s leading experts, discusses BIA-ALCL treatment and prophylactic removal of breast implants.
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