Statins cut death risk in prostate cancer patients

11/5/2013 | DailyRx.com

An analysis of data on 11,772 prostate cancer patients in the U.K. found that men who took cholesterol-lowering statin drugs after their diagnosis had a lower risk of death from their condition and from all causes compared with men who didn't take the drugs. The link was more pronounced among men who used statins before and after diagnosis, according to the study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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