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by Dr. Gregory T. Lynam

According to NBC News, “When Michelle Forney’s breast started swelling and itching, doctors told her she had mastitis, a common infection, and treated her with antibiotics. When she discovered that she, in fact, had a rare form of lymphoma and that it was probably caused by her breast implant, she was both furious and frightened. Forney is just one of hundreds of breast-implant recipients who have developed a rare blood cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). The Food and Drug Administration has been investigating reports linking breast implants with the cancer, and now has more than 400 reports about patients who developed ALCL after having a breast implant, including nine who died…”
The full article and video can be found here: https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/doctors-patients-raise-alarms-about-cancer-linked-to-breast-implants-1381021763837 and https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/fda-affirms-breast-implants-can-cause-rare-form-cancer-n736551?icid=related

Dr. Gregory T. Lynam

Dr. Gregory Lynam, Richmond’s only double board-certified plastic and maxillofacial surgeon, specializes in cosmetic and plastic surgery of the breast. Learn what makes our team special.

Dr. Gregory Lynam knew he wanted to be a plastic surgeon, and when the time came, Dr. Lynam moved to Richmond, Virginia to attend The University of Richmond. Later, following a tradition of European training in maxillofacial surgery.

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