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Breast Implants & Cancer | by The U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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Breast Implants & Cancer

This illustration shows the typical location of the ALCL that was diagnosed in patients with breast implants. ALCL is lymphoma, a type of cancer involving cells of the immune system. It is not cancer of the breast tissue. For more information read these FDA Consumer Updates:


• FDA Advises Women with Breast Implants

• 5 Things to Know About Breast Implants

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Taken on January 18, 2011