This Type of Blood Pressure Medication May Increase Your Skin Cancer Risk (healthline.com)

April 14, 2021

If you’re over 66 years old and have a higher risk for skin cancer, you might want to double-check your blood pressure medication. Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., comments on this study and if blood pressure medication could increase your skin cancer risk.

Read the full article on healthline.com.

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