Researchers in Taiwan found in a retrospective analysis of data from the Taiwanese National Health Insurance system concerning 59,647 patients from 1996 to 2000 that benzodiazepines increased the overall risk of developing cancer by 19%.
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Personally I always believed that Ativan was at the root of my mother’s pancreatic cancer. No matter how hard she tried to get off it, she just couldn’t. Sadly nobody has looked into it.