Breast implants: Assigning blame

January 1992
U.S. News & World Report;1/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p17
Discusses how the joint venture formed by Dow Chemical and Corning Inc. may not have done enough to ensure the safety of silicone-gel breast implants. The controversial history of testing by company scientists; The likelihood that company is facing a firestorm of litigation; An estimated 2 million women have received implants in the past three decades; Dow Corning's total sales; The company's potential liability.


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