Protheses mammaires en silicone et cancer du sein

Translated title of the contribution: Silicon breast implants and breast cancer

J. Y. Petit, M. Rietjens, M. G. Le, H. Mouriesse

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The authors discuss the immunological and oncological risks of prefilled silicone gel breast implants. A comparative study of 146 patients undergoing breast reconstruction by silicone implant at the Institut Gustave-Roussy and 146 matched controls demonstrated the absence of any difference between the two groups concerning survival, local recurrence rate and metastases.

Translated title of the contributionSilicon breast implants and breast cancer
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)107-109
Number of pages3
JournalAnnales de Chirurgie Plastique et Esthetique
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1997


  • Breast cancer
  • Breast implants
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Silicone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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