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Adrenergic blockers and the risk for common solid cancers: a case-control study.

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Introduction

Laboratory studies suggest adrenergic blockers may inhibit the proliferation and migration of cancer cells, but epidemiological evidence of their effect on cancer incidence has proved inconsistent. We therefore conducted a case-control study using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink to assess the effect of adrenergic blockers upon incidence of prostate, lung, bowel and breast cancer.

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Amongst patients aged 18 years or older contributing at ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Cancer Prevention Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
86-93
Publication date:
2017-02-05
Acceptance date:
2016-02-07
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ISSN:
0959-8278 and 1473-5709
Pubs id:
pubs:681538
URN:
uri:b350582c-a63d-4c8d-88ac-499ad18f3147
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uuid:b350582c-a63d-4c8d-88ac-499ad18f3147
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pubs:681538

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