Doxycycline and Breast Cancer

Karpecki, Paul M.; Schectman, Diana L.
August 2008
Review of Optometry;8/15/2008, Vol. 145 Issue 8, p100
Trade Publication
The article presents the implication of doxycycline in the U.S. Oral doxycycline is one of the most frequently prescribed medications prescribed by optometrists for treating inflammatory ocular conditions including keratoconjunctivitis sicca, meibomitis, rosacea keratitis, corneal ulcers and recurrent corneal erosion, because it inhibits the production of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP). A research conducted by the "British Journal of Cancer" reveals that the substance is link to breast cancer.


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