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April 14, 2021

Implant Surface Texture and Breast Cancer Recurrence

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  • 1Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands
JAMA Surg. 2021;156(7):690. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2021.0694

To the Editor There have been concerns regarding breast implants for a long time. On one hand, unfounded claims about autoimmune and connective tissue disease led to unnecessary fear and large-scale litigation.1,2 On the other hand, an increased risk of anaplastic large cell lymphoma is now recognized.3 These contrasting results emphasize the need for close and careful scrutiny.

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