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Does metformin cause cancer in bladder?

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11 May 2013

It is not a known side effect.

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judiglidewell 25 Jun 2013

while it may not be a known side effect, my mother in law took it and we just buried her from bladder cancer.

nikkid27 27 Jul 2013

My dad never smoked but he did take metformin for years (still is) and was just diagnosed with bladder cancer a couple months ago.

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