Warfarin linked with lower cancer incidence
New evidence suggests warfarin may protect against cancer, a finding that may have important implications for people who need anticoagulation.
An observational study of more than 1.2 million people shows a “remarkable association” between warfarin use and lower cancer incidence.
The researchers found warfarin users had a 16% reduced risk of all cancers after a minimum two year interval, compared with people who didn't use the drug.
Looking at organ-specific sites, warfarin use was