Biologics and Skin Cancer

If you know someone with rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis, chances are you’ve heard of biologics. These drugs are made from modified human proteins, and have been very useful in slowing or stopping inflammation. They also may increase your chance of skin cancer. Want to know more about biologics and skin cancer? Check out these articles from our sister sites, RheumatoidArthritis.net and Psoriatic-Arthritis.com!

Detecting Pre-Melanoma
By Kelly Mack— April 2nd, 2017
Diagnosed with juvenile RA at age two, Kelly talks about early detection and increased risk for people with autoimmune disorders.
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What Are Biologics?
Read more about biologics and understand possible side effects.
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Skin in the Game
By Carla Kienast— July 21st, 2015
Carla on the RA-skin connection, tracking skin changes, and the dermatologist search.
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Health Conditions Linked to PsA
Learn about health conditions that often come along with psoriatic arthritis, including cancer.
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