TITLE

2010 - Review: Angiotensin-receptor blockers increase risk for cancer but not cancer-related death

AUTHOR(S)
Vavalle, John P.; Newby, L. Kristin
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;12/21/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 6, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study investigating whether risk for cancer and cancer-related death is increased by angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs). The study found that angiotensin-receptor blockers increase risk for lung cancer, but not prostate or breast cancer. The study suggests that it is importanat to take precaution when attempting to draw conclusions from secondary analyses.
ACCESSION #
63022516

 

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