Digoxin use and risk of invasive breast cancer: evidence from the Nurses’ Health Study and meta-analysis

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Despite preclinical evidence supporting anti-cancer effects of cardiac glycosides, epidemiologic studies consistently show elevated breast cancer risk in digoxin users. We studied this association in the Nurses’ Health Study cohort to evaluate influences of screening mammography and lifestyle-related risk factors. We followed 90,202 postmenopausal women… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10549-014-2886-x

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@article{Ahern2014DigoxinUA, title={Digoxin use and risk of invasive breast cancer: evidence from the Nurses’ Health Study and meta-analysis}, author={Thomas P Ahern and Rulla M. Tamimi and Bernard A. Rosner and Susan E. Hankinson}, journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment}, year={2014}, volume={144}, pages={427-435} }