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Use of biologic agents and risk of tuberculosis in Brazil, a tuberculosis high-burden country

Authors: Fernanda Gomes Gonçalves Chaer MD, Juliana Miranda de Lucena Valim MD, Rogério Castro Reis MD, Giselle Burlamaqui Klautau PhD, Branca Dias Batista de Souza MSc

This study evaluated the frequency of tuberculosis infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis after the use of biologic agents in a single center of rheumatology.

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Harnessing the immune system in the battle against breast cancer

Authors: Elizabeth S Nakasone MD, PhD, Sara A Hurvitz MD, Kelly E McCann MD, PhD

This article examines the major approaches to immunotherapy in breast cancers, both successes and failures, as well as new therapies on the horizon.

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