Raising awareness for Breast Implant Associated- Anaplastic large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is key to helping women across the world understand the risks and symptoms relating to a rare form of cancer that can start around breast implants.
The MHRA contact myself and several charities recently to highlight the work they are doing in partnership with the Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Expert Advisory Group (PRASEAG).
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I feel this is a positive step in gaining awareness within the medical sector and for women seeking advice on BIA-ALCL within the UK.
A group of experts will be meeting in November (2019) to discuss how we can improve the care and monitoring for women with implants and health problems within the UK. I will update on the progression of this as soon as I can.
For more information on BIA-ALCL and understanding the signs, symptoms, please click here.