Study: Chronic Tylenol use may be linked to blood cancer


May 17, 2011

USA Today

Those who take acetaminophen — best known as Tylenol — regularly for some time might be putting themselves at an increased risk for developing certain blood cancers, University of Washington researchers report.

The results of earlier studies looking at the association between over-the-counter painkillers or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and blood cancers have been mixed, but this study suggests a risk tied to acetaminophen, the scientists noted... Read More