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Cancer Monthly urges Actos users to be aware of the signs of bladder cancer

Cancer Monthly, an information site about the disease, is advising people who take or have taken the type 2 diabetes drug Actos to be aware of the symptoms of bladder cancer following a $9 billion judgment against the drug company to compensate a single bladder cancer victim. According to court testimony, the plaintiff took Actos for five years before he was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2011. Also that year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that people who took Actos for a year were 40 percent more likely to develop bladder cancer. The FDA ordered Takeda ... Read More