MD Anderson Researchers Find Implants Associated with Rare Diseases

As reported in MDLinx, In the largest study of long-term safety outcomes for patients with breast implants, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found that silicone implants are associated with some rare diseases, autoimmune disorders, and other conditions; although a causative relationship has not been established. Results of the MD Anderson study are consistent with previously published studies that examined the safety of breast implants.

Lead Research/Investigator

Mark W. Clemens, MD, Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery