Generally, we are all advised to get routine cancer screenings when appropriate, based on our gender and age. The screenings are even more important for people with rheumatoid arthritis. There is an increased risk of certain cancers with some of the rheumatic diseases and possibly with certain medications.
With an increased risk of cancer, it seems sensible to keep up with routine screenings. But, then, should those with an increased risk have more frequent cancer screenings? See what the experts say about cancer screenings for people with rheumatoid arthritis. Full article: Cancer Screenings Are Essential for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
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