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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
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: No

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

In brief: No

There's no data that says that steroids are associated with cancer or that they contribute to a diagnosis.
Dr. Michael Silverman
Dr. Michael Silverman
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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