Evaluation of cancer risk related to atopic dermatitis and use of topical calcineurin inhibitors.

@article{Tennis2011EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of cancer risk related to atopic dermatitis and use of topical calcineurin inhibitors.},
  author={Patricia Tennis and Joel M. Gelfand and Kenneth J Rothman},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={165 3},
  pages={465-73}
}
Cases of lymphoma or cutaneous cancer have been observed following use of topical calcineurin inhibitors (TCIs), but it is unclear whether TCI use increases cancer risk. We used published literature to assess the extent to which atopic dermatitis (AD) or TCI use is associated with lymphoma, melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. We searched the literature and summarized the results of all studies that provided data on the absolute or relative frequency of any malignancy… CONTINUE READING

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