Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

ALCL’s Relationship to Breast Implants In recent memory, a new study was released and then sensationalized in the news about a rare cancer possibly related to breast implants. This particular cancer is known as Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma or ALCL, and this is not a breast cancer. ALCL’s relationship to breast implants is currently being

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Patient’s Question: Signs of Capsular Contracture After Breast Augmentation? My breast implants are now 10 years old and stick out more. They feel somewhat harder, but is this the implant or capsular contracture? How does a doctor determine if a patient has this problem? Dr. Dodde’s Answer: Any change in the shape and especially the

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