Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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May 3, 2016

Vedolizumab Safe for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Vedolizumab (proposed trade name Entyvio), was developed as a treatment for patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn’s disease (CD), who have failed at least one conventional therapy, including tumor necrosis factor (TNF) antagonists. Dr. Edward Loftus, M.D., reviews a recent study published in the journal Gut, in which researchers reported on […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, Edward Loftus, Entyvio, GUT, IBD, monoclonal antibody, ulcerative colitis, Vedolizumab

September 19, 2014

New or Recurrent Cancer in IBD Patients

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

John Kisiel, M.D., discusses a recently published article in Gut about risk of cancer in patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and a previous history of cancer on immunosuppressive therapy. Researchers know that patients on immunosuppressants do have an increased risk of developing cancer. This risk appears to be quite high in patients who […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, GUT, IBD, John Kisiel, ulcerative colitis

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