Researchers say statins may reduce lung cancer risk in men

05/7/2007 | Forbes

U.S. researchers say they found that patients taking statins for at least six months dropped their risk of lung cancer by 55%, with nearly all the patients being male. Researchers say protection by cholesterol-lowering statins appears to grow the longer they are taken, with those patients taking statins four years or more having a 77% reduction in lung cancer risk.

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