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Clinical Summary

Second-generation antipsychotics and breast cancer risk

Miriam Davis, PhD   |   07 November 2022

Takeaway

  • A nationwide cohort study from South Korea found that second-generation antipsychotic medication use increased the risk for breast cancer by about 8%-30%.
  • Higher doses and/or longer exposure periods were associated with a higher risk for breast cancer.

Why this matters

  • This is the third nationwide cohort study to find...

          

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