Breast implants

Breast implants

Breast implant information booklet

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
Publisher: 
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Woden, Australia

Provides guidance for persons considering the use of silicone gel-filled breast implants. Presents information about these implants and information necessary to make an informed consumer choice.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0642735794

Breast Implant Line of Canada

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Acts as a support and self-help group for women who have had, have or are thinking of having silicone gel breast implants. Works with doctors, researchers and others to gain more knowledge about the health conditions caused by silicone leakage.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-636-6618
Fax Number: 
416-636-3570
Street Address: 
56 Tourraine Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3H 1R2

United Silicone Survivors of the World Canada Chapter

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Advocacy
Services d'information et de références
Groupe de pression
Clinical or health care services
Services de soins de santé ou soins cliniques
Expert-conseil

Provides support and information to women who have breast implants, typically dealing with problems. Recommend practitioners to contact regarding treatments available for women with Atypical Connective Tissue Disease caused by Silicone toxicity.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
403-938-4812
Email Address: 
devans@compusmart.ab.ca
Fax Number: 
403-938-4812
Street Address: 
141 Sandstone Crt
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0L 1T3
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