Investigators discover unique immune cells in patients with checkpoint inhibitor-induced arthritis

Since doctors began treating cancer patients with immunotherapy drugs called checkpoint inhibitors nearly a decade ago, they have observed that a subset of these patients experience a side effect that clinically looks like inflammatory arthritis. These drugs, which take the natural brake off immune cells called T cells and allow them to attack cancer, can […]

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Improving the diagnosis of chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis

Researchers have identified several factors that should help improve the diagnosis of chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CNO), also known as chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO). This chronic autoinflammatory syndrome, which can be debilitating, is underdiagnosed and is characterized by multiple foci of painful swelling of bones, mainly in the metaphyses of the long bones, in addition […]

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