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Cholesterol

11 November 2010

Long-Term Statin Use Won't Raise Cancer Risk: Study

In fact, U.S. team finds the cholesterol drugs might even lower odds for a few tumor types

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But the new 10-year study suggests that "even long-term statin use is unlikely to increase the risk of common cancers," according to lead researcher Eric J. Jacobs, strategic director of pharmacoepidemiology at the American Cancer Society.

 

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