more resources.

These are other studies, reviews and other resources I have come across. Due to the sheer volume of literature I have not pulled quotes, but it is worth your time and health to read/watch them in their entirety. (Updated Nov 2017)

Websites & FACEBOOK groups

Healing Breast Implant Illness by Nicole - ***Facebook page founded by Nicole

with over 28,000+ women (and growing) experiencing the same illnesses from breast implants.

A profound breast implant illness support group for BII, explant and detox.


Healing Breast Implant Illness - Anyone with or considering implants should read this site****

Breast Implant Failure & Illness - Canada ** facebook support group 

Maladie des implants mammaires (Bii) Groupe de support Canadien-Français.

Breast Implant

Breast Implant Victim Advocacy Group - facebook

Breast Implant Illness - On Instagram

National Centre For Health Research - - Breast Implants: A Research and Regulatory Summary​

Dr. Axe - Breast Implant Illness

Breast Implant Info -  Breast Implant Information Project, a website sponsored by the National Center for Health Research. The National Center for Health Research is a not-for-profit organization that provides you with information that can improve the lives of you and your family, and gives a voice in Washington to people and ideas that would otherwise not be heard.

What Women need to know about breast implants

Inamed - Safety 

​Our Bodies Our Selves - Facts about breast implants​

Breast Implant Illness - Heavy Metals & PIP Analysis

BIA-ALCL- Breast Implant Associated ALCL

Documentaries/Investigative Journalism

AZ Family - Breast Implant Illness Investigation (5 Part series)

Implant Files: Breast Implant Injuries Kept Hidden as New Health Threats SurfaceInternational Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Enquête: Breast Implants the trouble under the skin (CBC Radio Canada)

Health Canada

Summary Safety Review - Breast Implants - Assessing the potential risk of cancer (Breast implant associated-anaplastic large cell lymphoma)


Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

Breast Implant Regulation Consumer advocates spoke to reporters about the safety of silicone breast implants and call for improved approval processes by the Food and Drug Administration. They called for a congressional investigation into the process and postponement of any final safety decision until after a complete examination of records relating to a criminal investigation into manufacturers had been conducted. Following their presentation, the advocates responded to questions and comments from the reporters. Then, Sybil Goldrich, a breast cancer survivor, spoke briefly. (VIDEO) - August 2005

Studies, Reviews


Silicone breast implants and the risk of autoimmune/rheumatic disorders: a real-world analysis (2018)

Women with breast implants face greatly increased risk of autoimmune disease 


Long-term Outcomes in 99,993 Patients

Summary of Published Study by MD Anderson Physicians on the Increase in Rare Diseases Among Women with Breast Implants (2018)


Gel Bleed and Rupture of Silicone Breast Implants Investigated by Light-, Electron Microscopy and Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis of Internal Organs and Nervous Tissue 


Health Complications from Breast Implant Surgery Common

Health Care Utilization Among Women Who Have Undergone Breast Implant Surgery

Safety of Silicone Breast Implants

Breast Implants: A Research and Regulatory Summary

Prevalence of silicone breast implant rupture among Danish women.

Untreated silicone breast implant rupture​


A Retrospective Analysis of Ruptured Breast Implants

Silicone implants and lymphoma: The role of inflammation.

Distant Migration of Multiple Siliconomas in Lower Extremities following Breast Implant Rupture: Case Report


Atypical chest pain syndrome in patients with breast implants.

Imaging of Breast Implants


Silicone implant rupture a review

Pathology of Lymph Nodes From Patients With Breast Implants 

Restricted and Shared Patterns of TCR -chain Gene Expression in Silicone Breast Implant Capsules and Remote Sites of Tissue Inflammation 

Analysis of risk factors associated with rupture of silicone gel breast implants

The association between silicone implants and both antibodies and autoimmune diseases

Incidence of silicone breast implant rupture.

Silicone gel breast implant rupture, extracapsular silicone, and health status in a population of women

Autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvant (ASIA) evolution after silicone implants. Who is at risk?

Questions and Answers about Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

Cancer risk at sites other than the breast following augmentation mammoplasty.

Mortality among augmentation mammoplasty patients

Mortality and suicide among Danish women with cosmetic breast implants

Excess mortality from suicide and other external causes of death among women with cosmetic breast implants

Cosmetic & Reconstruction Procedure Trends (2015-2016)

Check out Healing Breast Implant Illness for over 60 links to studies/research regarding implants


Breast Implants & Health problems Dr. Ed Melmed on Know The Cause (Video)

Is Capsule removal always necessary by Dr. Lu Jean Feng (Video)

Breast Implant Symptoms by Dr. Lu Jean Feng (Video)

Lu Jean Feng, M.D. - Is There A Connection Between Lyme Disease and Breast Implant Illness?

Lu Jean Feng, M.D. - Breast Implants and Foreign Body Reaction

Lu Jean Feng, M.D. - Saline vs. Silicone Breast Implants

Lu Jean Feng, MD - Are they worth it? (Part 1 Video)**

Lu Jean Feng, MD - Are they worth it? (Part 2 Video)**


Lu Jean Feng, MD - Are they worth it? (Part 3 Video)

Clinical Studies - Lu Jean Feng, MD

Jae Chun MD - Plastic surgeon specializing in explant surgery

Avenue Plastic Surgery - Is there an association between breast implants & autoimmune disease?

Dr. Dubrow, MD - Implant Rupture (Video)

Dr. Dubrow, MD - Painful Contracture (photo)

Expert Researchers on Breast Implant illness

Breast Implant Manufacturers

Sientra - Educational Brochure (Silicone)

Important Information for Women About Breast Augmentation with INAMED ® Silicone-Filled Breast Implants 

News Articles

Industry Leaders Allergan and Sientra Invest in The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for Breast Implant Research

Health Canada finds low number of rare cancer cases linked to breast implants, (Nov 2017)

The Explant Phenomenon - Huffington Post (Oct 2017)

The fight for women poisoned by breast implants (Aug 2017)

Boob Jobs Busted June 2016

PIP Breast Implant Scandal (May 2012)

Poisoned by breast implants - 4 womens stories (Dec 2011)

BLOGS & Personal Stories


Miss Positivity - BII & Explant Journey

A Husbands Perspective of Breast Implants (Video)

Breast Implant Illness Awareness


My Breast Explant Journey