Items Tagged ‘arthritis’

June 29, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights


June 29, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations NPR […]

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Tags: arthritis, CBS, Dr. Edward Laskowski, Dr. Eric Matteson, Dr. James Levine, Dr. Richard Hurt, Dr. Thomas Boyce, heart disease, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic's Sports Medicine Center, nicotine addiction, NPR

October 30, 2009

Study Eases Arthritis Drug Cancer Fears

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Rheumatoid arthritis patients who take the biologic drugs Remicade, Humira, and Enbrel do not appear to have an increased risk for developing cancer in the first few years of use, researchers in Sweden report.   The study is one of the largest and longest population-based investigations ever into the cancer-causing potential of the drugs, known […]

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Tags: arthritis, Cancer, Rheumatology

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