Sep 17, 2018
Azathioprine can curb IBD and arthritis but the latest study implicates it as a possible cause of skin cancer.
Gareth J. Inman, Jun Wang, Ai Nagano, Ludmil B. Alexandrov, Karin J. Purdie, Richard G. Taylor, Victoria Sherwood, Jason Thomson, Sarah Hogan, Lindsay C. Spender, Andrew P. South, Michael Stratton, Claude Chelala, Catherine A. Harwood, Charlotte M. Proby, Irene M. Leigh. The genomic landscape of cutaneous SCC reveals drivers and a novel azathioprine associated mutational signature. Nature Communications, 2018; 9 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06027-1