Antihypertensives are not so ACE when it comes to lung cancer

GP study shows long-term use is linked to a 14% higher risk

ACEIs are associated with an increased risk of lung cancer when used for more than five years, according to a study in the BMJ.

After accounting for confounding factors, ACEI use was associated with a 14% higher risk of lung cancer than ARB use, the analysis of medical records from nearly one million GP patients has found.