• Antihypertensive drugs not found to increase cancer risk

    26 days ago - By Healio

    A meta-analysis of 31 randomized controlled trials of antihypertensive drugs compared with placebo or other BP-lowering medications found no association between any antihypertensive drugs and cancer outcomes.
    According to findings presented at the virtual European Society of Cardiology Congress, neither ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers nor diuretics were associated with risk for any cancer, including breast, colorectal, lung, prostate and skin cancer.
    “Our study has addressed an ongoing controversy about whether antihypertensive
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