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Does Thiopurine Therapy Increase Cancer Risk?
Patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) have a 4-fold increase in risk of lymphoma during treatment with thiopurines, compared to UC patients who have not been treated with these drugs, according to a nationwide cohort study in the November issue of … Continue reading
Posted in Cancer, GI Tract Tagged 6-mercaptopurine, azathioprine, cancer risk, colitis, DNA, EBV, IBD, immunosuppressant, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, lymphoma, purine, thiopurine Leave a comment