Tag Archives: Breast

Model wanted to cut out breast implants

A bikini model claims she was laughed at by doctors before she tried to cut out her own breast implants after they “drove her to the brink of suicide”. Melissa George, 28, believes that she was suffering from breast implant illness (BII), which left her wanting to kill herself. The personal trainer from the Gold… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Implants after breast cancer risks sparking fresh disease

At a recent medical conference a colleague asked me what I thought of breast implants. The reason for her question it turned out is that she had breast ­cancer and is thinking about having breast reconstruction. Should she have a breast implant as part of that? In the light of recent findings my answer was… Read More »

Novel technique may significantly reduce breast biopsies

A novel technique that uses mammography to determine the biological tissue composition of a tumor could help reduce unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new study appearing in the journal Radiology. Mammography has been effective at reducing deaths from breast cancer by detecting cancers in their earliest, most treatable stages. However, many women are called… Read More »