Statin use after colorectal cancer diagnosis and survival: a population-based cohort study.

@article{Cardwell2014StatinUA,
  title={Statin use after colorectal cancer diagnosis and survival: a population-based cohort study.},
  author={Chris Cardwell and Bl{\'a}naid Hicks and Carmel M. Hughes and Liam J. Murray},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 28},
  pages={3177-83}
}
PURPOSE To investigate whether statins used after colorectal cancer diagnosis reduce the risk of colorectal cancer-specific mortality in a cohort of patients with colorectal cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS A cohort of 7,657 patients with newly diagnosed stage I to III colorectal cancer were identified from 1998 to 2009 from the National Cancer Data Repository (comprising English cancer registry data). This cohort was linked to the United Kingdom Clinical Practice Research Datalink, which… CONTINUE READING