Does Using Spironolactone Increase Breast Cancer Risk?

Spironolactone and Breast Cancer: No evidence of Increased Risk

I just posted a new answer to our “Question of the Week.” I was asked to outline what is known at present about the risk of developing breast cancer in women who use spironolactone. Fortunately, there is no evidence that spironolactone use increases the risk of developing breast cancer.

The full answer to this week’s question can be read here:

Does Using Spironolactone Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer?

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