Pharmacoepidemiology is the study of the use of and the effects of drugs in large numbers of people. To accomplish this study, pharmacoepidemiology borrows from both pharmacology and epidemiology.

Through collaborations with the University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, as well as the College of Pharmacy, we are pleased to also offer capabilities in health economics, cost effectiveness, and medication adherence.

Androgen deprivation therapy and cataract incidence among elderly prostate cancer patients in the United States

Androgen deprivation therapy and cataract incidence among elderly prostate cancer patients in the United States

PURPOSE: The side-effects associated with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) include weight gain, dyslipidemia, and insulin resistance. As cataracts have been linked to these metabolic abnormalities, an increased risk of cataract may…

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Hospitalisation for venous thromboembolism in cancer patients and the general population: a population-based cohort study in Denmark, 1997-2006

Hospitalisation for venous thromboembolism in cancer patients and the general population: a population-based cohort study in Denmark, 1997-2006

BACKGROUND: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) frequently complicates cancer. Data on tumour-specific VTE predictors are limited, but may inform strategies to prevent thrombosis. METHODS: We computed incidence…

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