A review of epidemiological data on epilepsy, phenobarbital, and risk of liver cancer.

@article{Vecchia2014ARO,
  title={A review of epidemiological data on epilepsy, phenobarbital, and risk of liver cancer.},
  author={Carlo la Vecchia and Eva Negri},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={1-7}
}
Phenobarbital is not genotoxic, but has been related to promotion of liver cancer (as well as inhibition) in rodents. In October 2012, we carried out a systematic literature search in the Medline database and searched reference lists of retrieved publications. We identified 15 relevant papers. Epidemiological data on epileptics/anticonvulsant use and liver… CONTINUE READING