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Read on to learn how egregiously common this is and steps you can take if you or a friend are suffering from Breast Implant Illness.
“A leopard can’t change its spots” perfectly captures how I think about the breast cancer industry and the true nature of “pink ribbon culture.”
Short answer, it’s definitely possible.
The National Women’s Health Network (The NWHN) believes that more needs to be done to protect people against unnecessary harm caused by silicone gel-filled breast implants. Implants have been on the market for more than 30 years, and during that time they’ve been used by millions of people.
Earlier in March, the FDA sent warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers, Mentor and Sientra, citing their failure to conduct safety studies after approval. In Australia and France, authorities have been pulling textured implants off the market due to the risk of cancer.
Good information isn’t always enough to overcome bad systems.