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Lymphoma in patients treated with anti-TNF: results of the 3-year prospective French RATIO registry
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    Running away from your own data

    Dear Editor,

    This is an interesting paper; however I was surprised at the vagueness of the conclusion. The authors showed a significantly increased 'ratio of lymphoma' with adalimumab (4.1) and infliximab (3.6) vs. entanercept (0.9). Unless some confounding variable is discovered, the conclusion would seem clear. Either adalimumab and infliximab predispose to lymphoma, or entanercept prevents it.

    The 'conclusion'...

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