Combining Thiopurine and Anti-TNF Agents Increases Lymphoma Risk in Adults, Study Finds

Combining Thiopurine and Anti-TNF Agents Increases Lymphoma Risk in Adults, Study Finds
Adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) who receive thiopurine monotherapy or anti–tumor necrosis factor (TNF) monotherapy have a higher risk of developing lymphoma when compared to untreated patients, a cohort study suggests. The risk was higher for patients treated with a combined therapy of thiopurines and anti-TNF agents than either treatment alone. The study,

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