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

Vavalle, John P.; Newby, L. Kristin
December 2010
ACP Journal Club;12/21/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 6, p7
Academic Journal
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.


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