IBD Patients Exposed to Thiopurines at Higher Risk of Lymphoma

IBD Patients Exposed to Thiopurines at Higher Risk of Lymphoma
People with inflammatory bowel disease who are taking thiopurines are at significantly increased risk of lymphoma, a recent meta-analysis study showed. The thiopurine drugs are purine antimetabolites commonly used for the treatment of autoimmune disorders such as Crohn’s disease. There are 3 types of thiopurines that have been used for inflammatory bowel disease therapy: azathioprine,

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