Norepinephrine antagonists and cancer risk.

  title={Norepinephrine antagonists and cancer risk.},
  author={Gary D. Friedman and Natalia V. Udaltsova and Laurel A. Habel},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={128 3},
  pages={737-8; author reply 739}
Dear Editor, Fitzgerald has hypothesized that norepinephrine is an etiological factor in some types of cancer and that drugs that lower norepinephrine level or block its receptors may prevent various cancers. We have followed his suggestion to test possible preventive effects of these drugs ‘‘through epidemiological investigation of medical records of large numbers of people who have taken these drugs.’’ This was done as part of our screening of commonly used prescription drugs for positive or… CONTINUE READING


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