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Widely Used Drug Linked to Skin Cancers

Azathioprine is a drug that is used to treat arthritis, vasculitus and inflammatory bowel disease and is also given to patients who have undergone transplants in order to stop the body rejecting the new organ. Now, however, a new study has shown that this drug has also been identified as a crucial contributor to the development of skin cancer. The Wellcome Sanger Institute, University of Dundee and the Queen Mary University of London have conducted research on the link between Azathioprine ...