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Certain Antihypertensive Drugs May Correlate with Breast Cancer Risk

A story by Med Page Today highlights a recent study conducted by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. The study found a possible association between extended use of calcium-channel blockers and breast cancer.

Calcium-channel blockers are a commonly prescribed medication for high blood pressure. Examples of these include Cardizem and Norvasc along with many others. In postmenopausal women, the risk of breast cancer doubled for those who have been taking this medicine for at ...

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