Effect of alpha1-adrenoceptor antagonist exposure on prostate cancer incidence: an observational cohort study.

TitleEffect of alpha1-adrenoceptor antagonist exposure on prostate cancer incidence: an observational cohort study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
JournalThe Journal of urology
Volume178
Issue5
Pagination2176-80
Date Published2007 Nov
ISSN0022-5347
AbstractThe quinazoline based alpha1-adrenoceptor antagonists doxazosin and terazosin suppress prostate tumor growth via the induction of apoptosis and decrease in tissue vascularity. To assess the effect of alpha1-blocker exposure on the incidence of prostate cancer we performed an exploratory, observational cohort study.
URLhttps://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0022-5347(07)01675-8
DOI10.1016/j.juro.2007.06.043
PubMed Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17870114?dopt=Abstract
Short TitleJ Urol