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Cancer link to common heart drugs

A class of drugs commonly used to treat heart problems has been linked with a "modestly" increased risk of cancer.

Analysis of published data from all trials of angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) found one extra case of cancer for every 105 patients treated.

The US researchers said the evidence from nine trials should prompt drug regulators to investigate.  More ….