Statin use and risk of bladder cancer: a meta-analysis

@article{Zhang2013StatinUA,
  title={Statin use and risk of bladder cancer: a meta-analysis},
  author={Xiao-Long Zhang and Jiang Geng and Xiao-peng Zhang and Bo Peng and Jian-ping Che and Yang Yan and Guang-chun Wang and Sheng-qiang Xia and Yan Xia Wu and Junhua Zheng},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2013},
  volume={24},
  pages={769-776}
}
  • Xiao-Long Zhang, Jiang Geng, +7 authors Junhua Zheng
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Cancer Causes & Control
  • PurposeEmerging evidence suggests that statins may decrease the risk of cancers. However, available evidence on bladder cancer is conflicting. To quantify the association between statin use and risk of bladder cancer, we performed a detailed meta-analysis of published studies regarding this subject.MethodsA literature search was carried out using MEDLINE, EMBASE, and OVID databases between January 1966 and October 2012. Before meta-analysis, between-study heterogeneity and publication bias were… CONTINUE READING

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