Statins may lower mortality risk in kidney cancer patients

05/8/2013 | HealthDay News

An analysis of data from more than 900 patients who underwent surgery for renal cell carcinoma showed that statin use was associated with a lower risk of cancer progression and death. Nearly four years after surgery, 10% of statin users died of kidney cancer compared with 17% of nonusers, researchers found. The findings were reported at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association.

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