Implant ban to hit breast cancer survivors: surgeon

Professor Sanjay Warrier is warning about the proposal to remove tissue expanders

A proposed ban on textured breast implants could make it impossible for up to half of women undergoing mastectomies to have reconstructive surgery, a breast surgeon says.

Associate Professor Sanjay Warrier
Associate Professor Sanjay Warrier. Photo: Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

The TGA is planning to remove a string of textured breast implants and tissue expanders from the Australian market over evidence they are linked to a higher risk

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