Europe – SCHEER : Preliminary Opinion on the safety of breast implants in relation to anaplastic large cell lymphoma

The SCHEER was requested by the European Commission to provide a scientific opinion on the safety of breast implants in relation to anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL).

Literature searches were carried out using PubMed and Find-eR. The publication period covered was from 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2019, and an additional search was performed early in 2020 covering the period from 1 September 2019 to 30 April 2020. In addition, relevant sources and literature beyond this period was considered as well. After excluding all irrelevant papers and duplicate papers, a total of 605 papers remained and were evaluated for this Scientific Opinion…