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Fig. 1. DMARDs prescription patterns before and after cancer diagnosis in RA patients. (A) Before cancer diagnosis (n=40); 27 patients were treated with csDMARDs combination (67.5%), 4 with csDMARDs monotherapy (10%), and 9 with biologics (22.5%). (B) Right after cancer diagnosis (n=40); 13 patients discontinued DMARDs (32.5%) and 13 patients were treated with csDMARDs combination (32.5%), 12 with csDMARDs monotherapy (30%), and 2 with biologics (5%). (C) At recent outpatient clinic visit (median 4.6 years [IQR 3.3, 6.7] after cancer diagnosis) (n=25): 4 patients were prescribed no DMARD (16%), 11 csDMARDs combination (44%), 3 csDMARDs monotherapy (12%), and 7 biologics (28%). RA: rheumatoid arthritis, csDMARDs: conventional synthetic DMARDs, IQR: interquartile range.
J Rheum Dis 2022;29:162~170 https://doi.org/10.4078/jrd.2022.29.3.162
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