Bainbridge Island, WA
A 30-year-old male asked:
If a healthy individual with no underlying disease go on humira for moderate psoriasis, what are the odds of getting malignancies such as cancer from humira?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfieldanswered
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Humira for psoriasis: Cancer is not the main risk to worry about. The most common serious problems with Humira are tuberculosis and other TB-like infecitons, not cancers. But even these are uncommon. With "moderate" psoriasis, most likely the benefits of Humira outweigh the risks.
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