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Hypertension, antihypertensive treatment and cancer incidence and mortality: A pooled collaborative analysis of 12 Australian and New Zealand cohorts

Harding, Jessica; Sooriyakumaran, Manoshayini; Anstey, Kaarin; Adams, Robert; Balkau, Beverley; Brennan-Olsen, Sharon; Briffa, Tom G; Davis, Timothy; Dobson, Annette; Giles, Graham G; Grant, Janet; Huxley, Rachel; Knuiman, Matthew; Luszcz, Mary A; Mitchell, Paul; Pasco, Julie A.; Reid, Christopher; Simmons, David; Simons, Leon; Taylor, Anne; Tonkin, Andrew; Woodward, Mark; Shaw, Jonathan; Magliano, Dianna

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Background: Observational studies examining associations between hypertension and cancer are inconsistent. We explored the association of hypertension, graded hypertension and antihypertensive treatment with cancer incidence and mortality. Method: Eighty-six thousand five hundred and ninety-three participants from the Australian and New Zealand Diabetes and Cancer Collaboration were linked to the National Death Index and Australian Cancer Database. Cox proportional hazards models estimated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103506
Source: Journal of Hypertension
DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000770

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