Association between Statin Usage and Prostate Cancer Prevention: A Refined Meta-Analysis Based on Literature from the Years 2005-2010

@article{Zhang2012AssociationBS,
  title={Association between Statin Usage and Prostate Cancer Prevention: A Refined Meta-Analysis Based on Literature from the Years 2005-2010},
  author={Yong Zhang and Tong Zang},
  journal={Urologia Internationalis},
  year={2012},
  volume={90},
  pages={259 - 262}
}
  • Yong Zhang, Tong Zang
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Urologia Internationalis
  • Introduction: Statins are cholesterol-lowering drugs that are widely used to prevent and treat atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. It was found that statins can be associated with the occurrence of prostate cancer. However, no consensus has been concluded. Materials andMethods: In the present study, we provide a refined meta-analysis on the association between statins and prostate cancers. Our objective is to offer a congruent recognition of the impact of statins on prostate cancer. Results… CONTINUE READING

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