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Breast implants linked to cancer?

Women with breast implants may face an increased risk of a rare immune-system cancer near their implants, U.S. regulators said yesterday.

WASHINGTON – Women with breast implants may face an increased risk of a rare immune-system cancer near their implants, U.S. regulators said yesterday.

Health officials need more data to tell if the implants are related to the cancer and are asking doctors to report any confirmed cases, the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. Overall, the agency still considers implants safe.

 
 
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