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5:53 PM
Jun 04, 2008
 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

FDA investigating TNF inhibitors

FDA is investigating about 30 reports of cancer in children and young adults treated with anti-TNF drugs for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), Crohn's disease and other diseases. The reports, submitted to FDA's Adverse Event Reporting System between 1998 and April 29, 2008, showed that half the cancers were lymphomas, including both Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. Three TNF inhibitors are approved in the...

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