As the media spreads the evolving science around Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) to the public, plastic surgery researchers want to gauge the baseline knowledge and concern regarding BIA-ALCL among adult women within the U.S.
Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery," discusses how the authors of a new study surveyed 500 American women to determine how ALCL is understood and perceived.
Read the July 2020 PRS #PlasticSurgery article, "Public Perceptions on Breast Implant–Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma" Lee, Khavanin, He, Darrach, Kraenzlin, Jenny, Yang, and Sacks.
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Keywords: plastic surgery; #PRSHotTopic; breast-implants; breast; breast surgery; non-hodgkins lymphoma; lymphoma; cancer; ALCL; implants; social media; patient information; breast reconstruction;