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Resource ID: #10753
Subject: Health Care
Source: News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)



The News and Observer investigated a Duke University Medical Center plastic surgeon who removed hundreds of women's breasts and replaced them with silicone breast implants; many of the women did not have breast cancer, but he told them they were at risk for the disease. The doctor had financial interest in the company that manufactured the implants. Many now claim they are sick from leaks in the implants, March 31, 1994.

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