- Implants can rupture due to the pressure of the plates. High pressure, can release amounts of silicone which might migrate into the body, where they can eg. disrupt hormones . Also, a large amount of harmful free radicals are released, which are responsible for aging, DNA damage and cancer.
- In women with implants, 55% of tumors are missed compared to 33% in women without implants.
- Larger tumors due to delayed diagnosis. Result: increased risk of death.
- It is sometimes impossible to perform a mammogram due to severe capsular contracture, rupture or fear and pain.
What are better methods for breast cancer screening?
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Tiseno; breast examination without radiation, pain or risk >>
It varies by country which methods may be approved and applied.