Prompted by the Food and Drug Administration, breast implant manufacturer Allergan has recalled its brand of textured implants. 38 countries around the world have already recalled the Allergan implant, because it leads to higher risk of anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or BIA-ALCL, which is a cancer of the immune system. As of now, there have already been over 500 cases of anaplastic large cell lymphoma “linked to textured breast implants worldwide,” according to NBC News.
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