Sep 29, 2011 · RA has been linked to lung-cancer risk, possibly because smoking increases the chances of getting RA in the first place. Research suggests, however, that even nonsmokers with RA Author: Tammy Worth.
Mar 16, 2017 · A joint Danish-American study found that there is a clear and consistent link between Rheumatoid Arthritis and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and lung cancer. A Swedish study of over 76,000 RA patients found a 2 to 3 times higher risk of both non-Hodgkin’s and Hodgkin’s disease in people with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Apr 28, 2018 · Other cancer links. There have been other links noted between cancer and RA. For people with both RA and squamous cell carcinoma, hematopoietic malignancies, or cancers of Author: Ashley Boynes-Shuck.
Research shows no evidence to date that rheumatoid arthritis therapy increases the risk of breast cancer, particularly the newest medications. The National Databank for Rheumatic Diseases (NDB) presented the research at the annual European Congress of Rheumatology held by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) in 2005.