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Antipsychotics an independent risk factor for breast cancer

Miriam Davis, PhD   |   Clinical Summary   |   09 January 2023
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Findings suggest that antipsychotic users should be screened more frequently for breast cancer.

Takeaway

  • A meta-analysis finds that antipsychotic use is an independent risk factor for breast cancer.
  • High doses may pose higher risks than low doses.
  • Antipsychotic users (vs nonusers) who already have a diagnosis of breast cancer may...

          

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