Hydrochlorothiazide and risk of non-melanoma skin cancer- critical appraisal (Q18-05)

Hydrochlorothiazide and risk of non-melanoma skin cancer- critical appraisal (Q18-05)

Q18-05

Overview

What is the issue?

Thiazide diuretics (hydrochlorothiazide) were linked to an increased risk of cancer. Given the widespread use of thiazide diuretics, a potential skin cancer promoting effect would impose an important health concern.

What was the aim of the syudy?

To critically appraise in a narrative review, the association between use of thiazide and thiazide-like diuretics and risk of skin cancer.

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Presentations

Project Team

Project Co-Lead
Antonios Douros MD, PhD
Coordinating Center
Project Co-Lead
Samy Suissa PhD
Coordinating Center
Project Co-Lead
Laurent Azoulay PhD
Coordinating Center