The Washington Post, October 23, 2019. Due to problems with breast implants, FDA calls for new warnings associated with the implants as well as providing more information about the devices.Read More »
News That Quotes Us & Our Work
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Women Should Be Warned of Breast Implant Hazards, F.D.A. Says
NY Times, October 23, 2019. In light of breast implant hazards, FDA proposes that surgeons discuss the risks with patients and that manufacturers print bold warnings on the device packaging.Read More »
Hospitals Push Women to get 3D Mammograms, Despite No Evidence they Save More Lives
Fox Business, Yahoo Finance, and other media outlets: October 20, 2019. Hospitals are pushing women to get 3D mammograms, which is not only more expensive, but also lacks sufficient evidence to show that they save more lives than traditional mammograms.Read More »
Breast implants, heavy metals & autoimmune disorders: What should be in FDA warnings?
AZ Family, October 18, 2019. As the FDA considers issuing stronger warnings on breast implants Dr. Diana Zuckerman explains the flaws in the original clinical trials.Read More »
Massive Marketing Muscle Pushes 3D Mammograms, Despite No Evidence They Save More Lives, Investigation Shows
Liz Szabo, USA Today: October 18th, 2019. When Dr. Worta McCaskill-Stevens made an appointment for a mammogram last year, she expected a simple breast cancer screening – not a heavy-handed sales pitch. A receptionist asked if she wanted a free upgrade to a “3D mammogram,” or tomosynthesis. “She said there’s a new approach and it’s […]Read More »