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Pharmaceuticals Other Than Hormones

LAUREL A. HABEL and GARY D. FRIEDMAN

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Third edition

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780195149616
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865062 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0025
Pharmaceuticals Other Than Hormones

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This chapter discusses the link between therapeutic drugs and cancer. Topics covered include chemical carcinogenesis, drug safety, pharmacoepidemiologic studies, methodologic issues in studies of drugs and cancer, methodologic issues in studies of drugs and cancer, and magnitude of the problem of carcinogenesis due to drugs.

Keywords: therapeutic drugs; drug therapy; cancer risk; carcinogenesis; drug safety

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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