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Thread: No Significant Cancer Risk For Patients From Lupus Drugs

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    Default No Significant Cancer Risk For Patients From Lupus Drugs

    People who take immunosuppressive drugs to treat lupus do not necessarily increase their cancer risk according to new research led by scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). This landmark study, which was published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases this month, addresses long-standing fears of a link between lupus medication and cancer...


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    Thanks bot, for that... tic - it is re-assuring. My rheumy & hematologist have both said similar, in that your immune system is purposefully "depressed", not eliminated, and it usually does not affect the NK cells & their response when you do it properly.
    "There but for the grace of God, go I."
    "... His mercy endureth for ever."

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