Breast Implants: Who Bears Responsibility?

The experience of Colleen Swanson described in "Informed consent" (Cover Story, Oct. 2) is duplicated in my wife's case. She has Dow Corning implants. She utilized the services of Dr. James Baker, and she has all the symptoms expressed by Colleen. In fact, they started 30 days after the implants and continually increased in severity. We don't know if it's MS, lupus, or what. We just know the symptoms are the same, and it has robbed my wife of the lifestyle that she had prior to the implants.

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