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Anti-TNF agents and thiopurines are associated with a slight increase in lymphoma in IBD patients

01:05 EST 9 Nov 2017 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. In this retrospective cohort study, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients on anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) agents or thiopurines had a higher rate of developing lymphoma compared to non-exposed IBD patients. 2. The combination of both anti-TNF agents and thiopurines resulted in a higher risk or lymphoma than either alone. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) […]

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