Possible connection between anti-TNF meds and lung cancer in older smokers & ex-smokers

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   Posted 7/23/2008 2:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Health Day, a division of US News & World Report, has an article reporting on the development of lung cancer in a woman on anti-TNF meds [Remicade, Humira]. Interestingly, the cancer disappeared when the anti-TNF med was stopped. Here's a link:
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   Posted 7/23/2008 2:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Ides for posting this .........

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   Posted 7/23/2008 6:23 PM (GMT -6)   
The cancer just disappeared? Wow. That's a good outcome for her, but so scary.
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   Posted 7/23/2008 6:52 PM (GMT -6)   
That is scary, but then everything about the meds we take is scary to me.
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