TITLE

Doxycycline and Breast Cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Karpecki, Paul M.; Schectman, Diana L.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Review of Optometry;8/15/2008, Vol. 145 Issue 8, p100
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
34157139

 

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