Study: Thiazolidinediones curb cancer risk in diabetes

04/26/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Data on 606,583 adult type 2 diabetes patients without a history of cancer revealed those who received thiazolidinediones were less likely to develop liver and colorectal cancers than their counterparts who did not take the drugs. Higher cumulative dosages and longer treatment duration were associated with stronger cancer protection in patients who were on the medications, researchers reported in Hepatology.

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