Rheumatoid arthritis

Biologics not causing elevated skin cancer risk in RA: ARAD

The risk of melanoma appears to be higher in RA patients compared to the general population regardless of whether they’ve been treated with anti-TNFs, data from ARAD shows. Presenting the findings at a session on biologics registries Professor Lyn March said it was probably the rheumatoid arthritis status itself, and possibly methotrexate exposure, that increased skin ...

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