Cancer risk in persons receiving prescriptions for paracetamol: a Danish cohort study.

@article{Friis2002CancerRI,
  title={Cancer risk in persons receiving prescriptions for paracetamol: a Danish cohort study.},
  author={S\oren Friis and Gunnar L Nielsen and Lene Mellemkjaer and Joseph K. Mclaughlin and Ane Marie Thulstrup and William J. Blot and Loren Lipworth and Hendrik Vilstrup and J\orgen H Olsen},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={96-101}
}
The use of paracetamol has been associated with increased risks for urinary tract cancers and decreased risk for ovarian cancer, although results have been inconsistent. We conducted a population-based cohort study using data from the Prescription Database of North Jutland County and the Danish Cancer Registry. Cancer incidence among 39,946 individuals receiving prescriptions for paracetamol was compared with expected incidence based on the North Jutland population who did not receive… CONTINUE READING

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