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  • Most women who have breast implants are able to have regular screening mammograms.
  • It is important to tell the BreastScreen clinic if you have implants, as different techniques may be used for the screening mammogram.
  • It is unlikely, but possible, that having a screening mammogram could cause or worsen leaking of silicone or change the shape or texture of the breast. 
  • For most women, the benefits of breast screening mammograms will outweigh the risks. 

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Reviewed on: 23-07-2018