MG Patients Have Greater Risk of Other Cancers, Registry Analysis Finds

MG Patients Have Greater Risk of Other Cancers, Registry Analysis Finds

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MG Patients Have Greater Risk of Other Cancers, Registry Analysis Finds

People with myasthenia gravis (MG), particularly those with late-onset and thymoma-associated MG — disease linked to a tumor in the thymus gland — have a higher risk of developing other types of cancer, according to an analysis of a Swedish national registry. The results also showed that MG patients treated with corticosteroid-sparing immunosuppressants had a higher cancer risk.  The study, “Cancer in myasthenia gravis subtypes in relation to immunosuppressive treatment and acetylcholine receptor antibodies: a…

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