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'Do Your Job': To The Dismay Of Patients, FDA Panelists On Breast Implants Advise Better Risk Warnings, Not Recalls

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Despite pleas from breast implant patients at a March 25-26 US FDA advisory committee meeting for the agency to take off the market silicone and saline breast implants that have initiated a serious range of symptoms in some women, the panel instead recommended FDA get out stronger public advisories warning of the risks of breast implants and a lymphoma associated with the products.

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