HAE Patients Have High Rate of Cancer, Canadian Study Suggests

HAE Patients Have High Rate of Cancer, Canadian Study Suggests

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HAE Patients Have High Rate of Cancer, Canadian Study Suggests

People with hereditary angioedema (HAE) commonly have histories of cancer, which raises the possibility that it might predispose a person to develop cancer. These findings were reported in the study “Malignancy and immune disorders in patients with hereditary angioedema,” published in the journal Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology. HAE is a form of angioedema caused by genetic mutations. In most cases, these mutations lower the levels or lead to the production of a faulty version…

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