Blood cancers

Lymphoma risks of Sjögren’s syndrome overlooked

Sjögren’s syndrome should be viewed as a premalignant disease because patients have a 10% lifetime risk of lymphoma, an Australian specialist says Associate Professor Maureen Rischmueller, a rheumatologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide, says the disease is often seen as an uncommon connective tissue disease in Australia and its risks are under-estimated. Professor ...

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