breast-cancer-implants.jpg If cancer is found in women with breast implants, one needs to undergo mastectomy. Jafferson University Hospital, in a study found that even women with breast implants can opt for breast sparing surgery. They successfully have done lumpectomy with radiation with good cosmetic results. However, Doctors warn that lumpectomy isn't always an option. For women with breast implants, it depends on the location of the tumor and how early it is detected.