Sep 13, 2018 · In the largest study of longterm safety outcomes for patients with breast implants, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found that silicone implants are associated with some rare diseases, autoimmune disorders and other conditions; although a causative relationship has not been established. Results of the MD Anderson study are consistent .
Feb 21, 2019 · Twenty–Nine Year Summary of Silicosis in Michigan. Silicosis is a lung disease caused by exposure to airborne silica. Generally, it causes scarring (pulmonary fibrosis) after 20 or more years of exposure. Since 1988, Michigan has been identifying individuals who develop silicosis with the goal of targeting prevention actions.