Exposure to statins and risk of common cancers: a series of nested case-control studies

@inproceedings{Vinogradova2011ExposureTS,
  title={Exposure to statins and risk of common cancers: a series of nested case-control studies},
  author={Yana Vinogradova and Carol Coupland and Julia Hippisley-Cox},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2011}
}
Many studies and meta-analyses have investigated the effects of statins on cancer incidence but without showing consistent effects. A series of nested case-control studies was conducted covering 574 UK general practices within the QResearch database. Cases were patients with primary cancers diagnosed between 1998 and 2008. The associations between statin use and risk of ten site-specific cancers were estimated with conditional logistic regression adjusted for co-morbidities, smoking status… CONTINUE READING
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