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Is it logical to wonder if 2 years on prednisone can be a contributing cause to a cancer ?

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Dr. Michael Silverman answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

No: There's no data that says that steroids are associated with cancer or that they contribute to a diagnosis.

Answered 4/13/2013

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Dr. Chakshu Gupta answered

Specializes in Pathology

Yes: Immunesuppression due to long term Prednisone can increase your risk for cancer. Discuss with your doctor if this may be the case for you.

Answered 6/30/2014

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