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Statins v cancer.

Dr Jonathan Emberson has found that statins are not linked to the risk of cancer, in an analysis of 25 trials covering over 166,000 people.

The rate of getting cancer, the rate of deaths from cancer, high and low doses of statins, types of cancer and sub-groups of people were all found to be the same in control groups on placebos. Length of using statins was not linked to risk of cancer, at least up to the five year limit of the trials.

The results were produced at the European Society of Cardiology meeting in Stockholm.


August 31, 2010 - Posted by | Cancer, Cholesterol, Jonathan Emberson, Statin

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