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ICYMI, October 25, 2019

October 25, 2019

*The “ICYMI” newsletter will change its name to “The Weekly” next month

FDA pushes for stronger warnings about breast implant risks, including cancer

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FDA pushes for stronger warnings about breast implant risks, including cancer

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2019 (ABC News)—The Food and Drug Administration issued new breast implant guidance on Wednesday, recommending that manufacturers include serious warning labels about the potential complications and risks.

The administration recommended that breast implants carry a “boxed warning,” its strongest form of warning, to inform consumers about links to cancer and other risks in an effort to better inform women who are considering breast augmentation, according to a statement.

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The Foundation in the News

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Plantable Bite: Dr. Nadja Pinnavaia, CEO of Plantable, interviews Prevent Cancer Foundation CEO Carolyn R. (“Bo”) Aldigé and Physician and Researcher Andrew J. Dannenberg

MONDAY, October 14, 2019 (Buzzsprout)—In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we sat down with two of the leading pioneers in breast cancer research and prevention.

Carolyn R. (“Bo”) Aldigé is Founder and CEO of the Prevent Cancer Foundation®, a national non-profit organization she started in 1985 in memory of her father, who died of cancer one year earlier. Andrew J. Dannenberg holds many titles, one of which is Associate Director of Cancer Prevention at Weill Cornell Medicine. He is a U.S. physician and researcher, Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

We discuss the most current insights and innovations in cancer research, detection and prevention with a focus on breast cancer. 

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