Mortality in Swedish women with cosmetic breast implants : Study found increased risk of suicides and cancer deaths

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7401.1266-a (Published 05 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1266
  1. Diana Zuckerman, president (dz@center4policy.org)
  1. National Center for Policy Research for Women and Families, 1901 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 901, Washington, DC 20006, 202 223-4000, USA

    EDITOR—The increased suicides and lung cancers among implant patients reported by Koot et al is consistent with a study by Brinton et al at the US National Cancer Institute.1 2 However, Brinton et al found an increased risk of suicides and cancer deaths compared with other patients having plastic …

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