Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Thousands of British women told to 'have breast implants removed

[ via Mail Online ] 21 Dec

The French government is to foot the bill for tens of thousands of women to have their breast implants removed, amid fears they are at a heightened risk of cancer.

But a similar number of British women who also have the controversial implants face hefty surgical bills for the same treatment.

The row comes amid growing concern about the safety of the French-made implants, the Poly Implant Protheses, or PIPs, filled with a silicone gel believed to have been made for mattresses.

Read more: Mail Online

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