Decreases in serum cholesterol levels in advanced lung cancer.

  title={Decreases in serum cholesterol levels in advanced lung cancer.},
  author={S Umeki},
  journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases},
  volume={60 3},
  • S Umeki
  • Published 1993 in
    Respiration; international review of thoracic…
Serum lipid concentrations, including triglycerides, free fatty acids, phospholipids, low-density lipoproteins, total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and lipoprotein fractions, were investigated in 43 male patients with advanced nonresectable lung cancer and 37 age- and sex-matched healthy male controls. The cancer patients as a group demonstrated significantly lower total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol as compared with the healthy controls. There were no significant… CONTINUE READING



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