Lymphoma remains ‘rare event’ in children with IBD

AUSTIN, Texas — While a small risk for lymphoma exists in children with inflammatory bowel disease, occurrences are relatively rare, according to data presented at the Crohn’s and Colitis Congress.“The risk of malignancies is an important concern associated with the medical therapies that we use to treat inflammatory bowel disease,” Matthew Egberg, MD, MPH, MMSc, an assistant professor within the department of pediatrics, division of gastroenterology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, said during his presentation.Egberg said that although there have beenRead More

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