Tumor Necrosis Factor Blockers May Not Cause Cancer After All

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Risk of Lymphoma or Tumors

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune, inflammatory disease marked by progressive joint and organ damage, face a high risk of developing cancer. Their vulnerability, especially to lymphoma and leukemia, may be due to the nature of RA. Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs)

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