25 Years in Arthritis: New Treatments, New Hope

When MedPage Today contacted Dr. Joan Von Feldt to talk about the changes she'd witnessed in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) care in the past 25 years, she offered one piece of advice: "I hope, in your article, you reflect the excitement that rheumatologists have in managing this disease, because it's so much more satisfying," said Von Feldt, a rheumatologist at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1984, the outlook for newly diagnosed RA patients was grim: a regimen of often toxic drugs that might...Full Story
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