BY Kristie L. Kahl
Imagine overcoming a breast cancer diagnosis and its treatment, yet in choosing reconstructive surgery with textured implants, finding out you may be at risk for a rare type of lymphoma.
found herself in that exact situation.
Following the recent controversy with a Food and Drug Administration
panel not banning these implants that are to blame for causing breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma
, many women are speaking out about the issue.
In this week’s CURE®
Talks Cancer podcast, we spoke with the patient advocate about her own experience and how women can learn more about their reconstruction options.