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  • Breast implant associated-anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is a very rare form of cancer.
  • If you have had textured breast implants at any time in your life, you have a low risk of developing this cancer.
  • An early diagnosis will help.
  • Regularly check your breasts for symptoms. See your doctor immediately if you notice any changes.
  • If you have any questions about the information on this page, call the dedicated Victorian consumer helpline on Tel. (03) 9902 0077.

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Reviewed on: 06-05-2021