Biologics don’t increase cancer risk in kids with JIA

A study presented at this week’s ACR/ARHP annual congress in Washington addresses “lingering doubts” over the safety of biologics in children with JIA. The trial involved 27,621 children with JIA who were categorised into three groups: those who had used methotrexate, a TNF inhibitor, or ‘other’ medications. The researchers identified 20 incident malignancies with a ...

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