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Some Diabetes Drugs May Lower Cancer Risk, Cleveland Clinic Study


12/6/2013 7:25:55 AM

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A recent study led by researchers from the Cleveland Clinic shows that certain types of diabetes drugs can help to decrease the risk of cancer in female patients with type 2 diabetes by up to 32 percent. Lead study author Sangeeta Kashyan, M.D., an endocrinologist and associate professor of medicine at Cleveland Clinic's Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute, examined two groups of drugs that are typically used to treat the disease: Insulin sensitizers and insulin secretagoues.

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