Diabetes and Cancer

June 2012
Current Medical Literature: Diabetes;2012, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p60
Academic Journal
The article discusses several studies on the connection between diabetes and cancer. One study examined the link between type 2 diabetes and breast cancer risk. Two studies analyzed how either glitazone use is associated an overall reduced risk of malignant tumors in a Chinese population, or use of a specific glitazone, pioglitazone, may be associated with a small but statistically significant increased risk of cancer, specifically, bladder cancer.


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