Silicone breast implants

Silicone breast implants

Breast implants public forum: concerns about Health Canada's process

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English
Translated Title: 
Forum public sur les implants mammaires : inquiétudes au sujet du processus de Santé Canada 2005
Owning Org: 
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Women and Health Protection
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Ann Rochon Ford, coordinator of Women and Health Protection composed a letter of concerns around the process of Health Canada's regulation hearings for breast implant use in Canada.  The link includes the reply from Health Canada and further concerns raised by Rochon Ford.

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Silicone breast implants back on the market : Serious health risks have not been addressed

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Shari Graydon
Edition: 
Vol. 9, N. 3/4
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses Health Canada's approval of silicone breast implants (granting licences to two manufacturers), and the ongoing health safety concerns of these implants.

Silicone breast implants back on the market: Serious health risks have not been addressed

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Shari Graydon
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Discusses how by sanctioning silicone breast implants, our health regulators are essentially medicalizing a dangerous fashion fad.

Silicone gel breast implants

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Online
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National Women's Health Network
Publisher: 
National Women's Health Network
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Examines the safety and effectiveness of silicone gel breast implants. Includes an analysis of the economic burden of implants.

Research indicates long-term risk to women's health not fully addressed in FDA clinical trials: conclusions from symposium on th

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National Organization for Women
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
United States

Discusses the safety and effectiveness of silicone gel-filled breast implants.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BREA.R43 2003
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