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Cancer

23 September 2010

Cancer risk with insulin drops

The raised risk of cancer in people using insulin decreases over time, a large study showed, Novo Nordisk, the world's biggest maker of insulin, said.

The raised risk of cancer in people using insulin decreases over time, a large study showed, Novo Nordisk, the world's biggest maker of insulin, said.

"The increased risk of cancer was most pronounced in people using insulin, and the study showed that for these patients the risk was highest at the start of insulin treatment and decreased over time."

 

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