When are immune-suppressing medications contraindicated in the treatment of psoriasis?

Updated: Nov 20, 2020
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Because of concerns that immune-suppressing medications may blunt the body response to malignancies, most consider active or untreated cancer a contraindication to starting such medications.


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