Question: Should I avoid remicade?

I'm 48 and am considering a biologic and wonder if I should avoid remicade because my younger half-sister (38) almost died from lymphoma (hodgkin's) 10 years ago.

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Woods

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So far, we don't have any data to suggest a family history will increase one's risk of lymphoma in a patient starting on Remicade for IBD.

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Dr. Brian Bressler

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