Learn about the risks of breast implants, a common medical device implanted in hundreds of thousands of people each year. People choose implants for breast augmentation, gender transition, and reconstruction after mastectomy, and as many as 100,000 women a year get implants related to breast cancer. Join Karuna’s conversation with Diana Zuckerman, President of the National Center for Health Research, and Raylene Hollrah, who developed a rare cancer caused by her textured breast implants. Whether you already have implants or are considering them, you’ll want to hear what Diana and Raylene have to say about the history and regulation of breast implants, and the experience of women living with them. You’ll also learn how you can help hold the FDA accountable for ensuring that implants are safe and effective.
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