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Women's lives upended after cancer diagnosis linked to BIOCELL breast implants

The BIOCELL textured breast implant is linked to a rare form of cancer that has struck women in Canada and around the world. CBC investigative journalist Valérie Ouellet joins us to explain how this particular breast implant flew under the radar for so long.
Terri McGregor underwent eight rounds of chemotherapy after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer known as breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or BIA-ALCL. (Terri McGregor)
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In Canada and around the world, women who've been struck with a rare form of cancer are joining class action lawsuits against the manufacturer of the BIOCELL textured breast implant. Today on Front Burner, CBC investigative journalist Valérie Ouellet explains how this particular breast implant flew under the radar for so long.

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