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Tumour necrosis factor blockers do not increase overall tumour risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, but may be associated with an increased risk of lymphomas
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    Lymphomas and TNF alpha inhibitors

    Dear Editor,

    There are issues that deserve more thought and discussion as they relate to the Geborak et al. paper [1] on the tumour and lymphoma incidence associated with TNF alpha inhibitor use. The title says a) these drugs do not raise the overall incidence of tumours and b) they may be associated with an increased risk of lymphoma. Given that lymphomas are also counted under tumours, I cannot see how "a" and...

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