Women who have breast implants and go on to have breast cancer have a 38% higher risk of dying from the disease than women who do not have implants, a new study suggests. The study also found that women with cosmetic breast implants had a 26% increased risk of being diagnosed at a later stage of cancer than women without implants.
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The Huffington Post UK, 1 May 2013
Sources: Breast cancer detection and survival among women with cosmetic breast implants: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies – BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 30 April 2013