By the way, doctor: Does Paxil cause breast cancer?

Published: March, 2006

Q. I heard there's a relationship between Paxil and breast cancer risk. Is this true?

A. The short answer to your question is no: The available research does not show that Paxil (paroxetine) raises the risk of breast cancer. The story of how researchers have addressed this question illustrates how medical knowledge advances.

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