Statins associated with improved colorectal cancer survival, study finds

08/5/2014 | HealthDay News

A study involving more than 7,600 colorectal cancer patients found those who took statins were 29% less likely to die from the condition and 25% less likely to die from any cause compared to nonusers. The risk of death decreased further with more than a year of statin usage. The findings appeared in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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