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Psoriasis and cancer. An Australian/New Zealand narrative

Rademaker, Marius; Rubel, Diana; Agnew, Karen; Andrews, Megan; Armour, Katherine; Baker, Christopher M.; Foley, P.; Gebauer, Kurt; Goh, Michelle S.Y.; Gupta, Monisha; Marshman, Gillian


Patients with psoriasis have an increased risk of cancer, which may be due to impaired immune surveillance, immune modulatory treatments, chronic inflammation and/or co‐risk factors such as obesity. The increase in treatment‐independent solid cancers, including urinary/bladder cancers, oropharynx/larynx, liver/gallbladder and colon/rectal cancers, seem to be linked to alcohol and smoking. Lung cancer and nonmelanoma skin cancer are also increased in patients with psoriasis. The risk of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Journal of Dermatology
DOI: 10.1111/ajd.12889


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