Though rare, it is true that some types of breast cancer can be associated with the placement of breast implants.
I Have Breast Implants. Should I Be Worried?
Although very rare, BIA-ALCL occurs in patients who have textured breast implants placed for cosmetic or reconstructive purposes. This cancer is associated only with one type of breast implant, called a textured implant. Textured implants have a textured surface, opposed to smooth implants (which do not).