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Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

Posted by Dr James Burt on 29 December 2016

This month we wish to draw your attention to an update issued by The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and Therapeutic Goods Authority (TGA) in regards Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL).

This is a rare disease which can effect women who have had breast implants inserted either for cosmetic reasons or for breast reconstruction after breast cancer.

Please see attached PDF for further information

Author: Dr James Burt
About: Dr Jamie Burt was born and educated in Melbourne, attending the University of Melbourne and graduating with MBBS in 1998. He is a member of the Senior Medical Staff at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, and was Head of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute until 2004. Known for his respectful, informative, and caring approach, Jamie has been caring for patients for over 15 years.
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