The TGA’s proposed breast implant ban exposes a litany of failures

Dr Bruce Baer Arnold (PhD)
Worried woman

The proposed ban on some textured breast implants announced by the Australian pharmaceuticals and medical devices regulator in mid-July tells us something very disquieting about the effectiveness of consumer protection.

It will not reassure women living with breast implants concerned about their risk of cancer, or anyone else with an implantable medical device regulated by the TGA.