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Less fat, more fruit may cut risk of dying of breast cancer

May. 15, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. The results are notable because they come from a rigorous test involving 49,000 women over two decades rather than other studies that try to draw...

Breast implants tied to rare cancer to remain on US market

May. 2, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market, saying its risks do not warrant a national ban. But the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it is considering bold warnings for the implants and requiring stricter...

US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer

Mar. 25, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Government medical advisers said Monday it's too soon to ban a type of breast implant that has recently been linked to a rare form of cancer, saying more information is needed to understand the problem. The Food and Drug Administration panel didn't recommend any immediate...

FDA takes up decades-long debate over breast implant safety

Mar. 24, 2019 8:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate. At a two-day meeting that starts Monday, a panel of experts for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hear from researchers, plastic surgeons and implant...