Posts Tagged ‘lip cancer’

August 6th, 2012

Hydrochlorothiazide and Nifedipine Linked to Increased Risk for Lip Cancer

The antihypertensive drugs hydrochlorothiazide and nifedipine have been linked to a significantly increased risk for lip cancer in a new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The link is plausible, write the authors, since the drugs are known to be photosensitizing. Using a large cohort from the Kaiser Permanente system, researchers at Kaiser Permanente […]