Sometimes it may not seem like there is any connection between arthritis and cancer maybe because one has to do with chronic joint inflammation and the other concerns spread of malignant cells. However, research studies have proven that people with rheumatoid arthritis are likely exposed to the risk of having a type of cancer.
Additionally, research studies have further disclosed that humans with RA will less likely develop a certain cancer type. But when they get those cancer, the occurring symptoms and prognosis becomes worse.
There is lower risk of getting breast, gastrointestinal, colon and liver cancers in the life of people with RA.
Using this article, we have been able to break down 5 possible ways arthritis may lead to cancer and part of this can be easily managed and avoided if noticed at the early stages