Statin use and reduced cancer-related mortality.


BACKGROUND A reduction in the availability of cholesterol may limit the cellular proliferation required for cancer growth and metastasis. We tested the hypothesis that statin use begun before a cancer diagnosis is associated with reduced cancer-related mortality. METHODS We assessed mortality among patients from the entire Danish population who had… (More)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc1214827#SA1


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