Entries by Bruce Taylor

Reported risk of some blood pressure medications and non-melanoma skin cancer

Two recent case studies in a Danish population have found an increased risk of non-melanoma skin cancer associated with use of Hydrochlorothiazide. This risk increases with cumulative dose. The increased risk is associated with non-melanoma skin cancer – basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the lip. The exact mechanism is […]