The Use of Antihypertensive Medication and the Risk of Breast Cancer in a Case-Control Study in a Spanish Population: The MCC-Spain Study
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AuthorGómez Acebo, Inés; Dierssen Sotos, Trinidad; Palazuelos, Camilo; Pérez Gómez, Beatriz; Lope, Virginia.; Tusquets, Ignasi; Henar Alonso, M.; Moreno, Victor; Amiano, Pilar; Molina de la Torre, Antonio José; Barricarte, Aurelio; Tardón, Adonina; Camacho, Antonio; Peiro Pérez, Rosana; Marcos Grajera, Rafael; Muñoz, Montse; Michelena Echeveste, María Jesús; Ortega Valín, Luis; Guevara, Marcela; [et al.]
The evidence on the relationship between breast cancer and different types of antihypertensive drugs taken for at least 5 years is limited and inconsistent. Furthermore, the debate has recently been fueled again with new data reporting an increased risk of breast cancer among women with a long history of use of antihypertensive drugs compared with nonusers.