Antihypertensive agents and the risk of breast cancer in women aged 55 years and older: a nested case-control study.

@article{Chang2016AntihypertensiveAA,
  title={Antihypertensive agents and the risk of breast cancer in women aged 55 years and older: a nested case-control study.},
  author={C Chang and C C Chiang and Chung-Jen Yen and Li-Chiu Wu and Jou-Wei Lin and M W Lai},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={558-66; discussion 566}
}
OBJECTIVE The study aimed to investigate the association of long-term use of different antihypertensive agents with incident breast cancer. METHODS A total of 794 ,533 women aged at least 55 years were identified from Taiwan National Health Insurance claims database during 2001-2011. As of 31 December 2011, incident breast cancer patients were included as cases, and 1 : 4 age-matched controls were selected by risk-set sampling scheme. Logistic regression models were applied to estimate the… CONTINUE READING
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