Increased risk of renal cell cancer among women using diuretics in the United States

@article{Finkle1993IncreasedRO,
  title={Increased risk of renal cell cancer among women using diuretics in the United States},
  author={William D. Finkle and Joseph K. Mclaughlin and Scott A. Rasgon and Hock H. Yeoh and Julie E. Low},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={1993},
  volume={4},
  pages={555-558}
}
Use of prescription diuretics and incidence of renal cell cancer have increased in the United States in the past 25 years. Recent interview-based epidemiologic studies have reported an association between diuretic use and renal cell cancer risk. Our study evaluated this hypothesis using, for the first time, medical records as the source of the information on prescription diuretic use. Using medical records of women from a prepaid health plan, we identified 191 cases and 191 controls matched on… CONTINUE READING
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