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