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News tag: lung cancer risk


Anti-diabetic drug lowers lung cancer risk for nonsmokers

3 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Metformin, an anti-diabetic drug, may lower risk of lung cancer in diabetics who do not smoke, new research suggests. Research conducted at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, California suggests that metformin may help prevent cancer, but more studies are needed with human studies as current data is…