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Risk of invasive melanoma in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with biologics: results from a collaborative project of 11 European biologic registers

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  • Louise K Mercer Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Johan Askling Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Rheumatology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Pauline Raaschou Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • William G Dixon Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lene Dreyer Department of Rheumatology, Herlev and Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark The Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Merete Lund Hetland The DANBIO registry and Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research, Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Rigshospitalet Glostrup and second affiliation Hetland: Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anja Strangfeld Epidemiology Unit, German Rheumatism Research Centre, Berlin, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Angela Zink Epidemiology Unit, German Rheumatism Research Centre, Berlin, Germany Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Xavier Mariette Rheumatology Department, Université Paris-Sud, AP-HP, Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris-Sud, INSERM U1184, Center for Immunology of Viral Infections and Autoimmune Diseases, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Axel Finckh Rheumatology Division, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Helena Canhao Rheumatology Research Unit, Rheumatology Department, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon Portugal, CHLN- Santa Maria Hospital, CAML, Lisbon, Portugal PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Florenzo Iannone Rheumatology Unit—DIM, University of Bari, Bari, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jakub Zavada Institute of Rheumatology, Prague, Czech Republic First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jacques Morel Department of Rheumatology, Teaching Hospital of Lapeyronie and University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jacques-Eric Gottenberg Rheumatology Department, National Center for Rare Systemic Autoimmune Diseases, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, CNRS, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Immunopathologie et Chimie Thérapeutique/Laboratory of Excellence Medalis, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kimme L Hyrich Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK NIHR Manchester Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University of Manchester Partnership, Manchester, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Joachim Listing Epidemiology Unit, German Rheumatism Research Centre, Berlin, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Joachim Listing, Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum Berlin, Ein Leibniz Institut, Programmbereich Epidemiologie, Charitéplatz 1, Berlin 10117, Germany; Listing{at}drfz.de
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Mercer LK, Askling J, Raaschou P, et al
Risk of invasive melanoma in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with biologics: results from a collaborative project of 11 European biologic registers

Publication history

  • Received January 28, 2016
  • Revised May 19, 2016
  • Accepted May 27, 2016
  • First published June 15, 2016.
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January 10, 2017

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