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November 18, 2011

Treatment of Kidney Transplant Recipients With ACEi/ARB and Risk of Respiratory Tract Cancer: A Collaborative Transplant Study Report


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Meta-analyses in the general population have suggested that ACE-inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers may increase the risk of cancer, particularly lung cancer. In this report from the international Collaborative Transplant Study, use of ACE-I or ARB as associated with a statistically significant increased risk of lung cancer, but only in patients with a smoking history. […]

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