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Thursday, January 19, 2017
Is There A Link b/w Diuretics & Cancer?
My mom died of pancreatic cancer; she constantly used OTC diuretic pills named "Alaphen" (sp?). Could there be a connection? Thank you.
Not that I am aware of. The most common link to pancreas cancer is smoking.
Syed A Ahmad, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati