Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps no longer has a formal partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center. We currently provide comprehensive cancer care through Scripps Cancer Center.
Jean Silverwood, who was recently diagnosed with a rare breast implant associated cancer, and her plastic surgeon, Salvatore Pacella, MD, were recently featured in a CBS 8 news segment discussing her condition.
Silverwood is believed to be among the first to be diagnosed with the rare cancer condition in San Diego. Dr. Pacella is division head of plastic surgery at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Watch the segment on CBS 8: San Diego woman says textured breast implants caused cancer.