Breast Implant Regulation

Consumer advocates spoke to reporters about the safety of silicone breast implants and call for improved approval processes by the Food and… read more

Consumer advocates spoke to reporters about the safety of silicone breast implants and call for improved approval processes by the Food and Drug Administration. They called for a congressional investigation into the process and postponement of any final safety decision until after a complete examination of records relating to a criminal investigation into manufacturers had been conducted. Following their presentation, the advocates responded to questions and comments from the reporters. Then, Sybil Goldrich, a breast cancer survivor, spoke briefly. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Martha Burk Chair National Council of Women's Organizations
  • Kim Gandy President National Organization for Women
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Breast Implant Regulation

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Program ID:
188398-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 9, 2005
Last Aired:
Aug 14, 2005

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  • Aug 09, 2005 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 4:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 2005 | 3:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 2005 | 2:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2005 | 6:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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