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SLE Patients See Good Outcomes in Blood Cancers
Risk of hematologic malignancy may be increased in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus compared with the general population, but outcomes with these cancers are about the same, a small retrospective study suggested.
Patients diagnosed with hematological malignancies before or concurrently with SLE in the study presented with earlier-stage disease and often achieved cancer remission, according to the report in Lupus Science and Medicine.
SLE patients have been known since the 1970s to be at higher risk for cancer, especially for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, which in earlier studies resulted in higher overall mortality among SLE patients.
The study analyzed 45 patients at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor with confirmed SLE and hematological...