Statins Use and Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence and Death: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies.

@article{Mansourian2016StatinsUA,
  title={Statins Use and Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence and Death: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies.},
  author={Marjan Mansourian and Shaghayegh Haghjooy-Javanmard and Azadeh Eshraghi and Golnaz Vaseghi and Alireza Hayatshahi and Jean F Thomas},
  journal={Journal of pharmacy & pharmaceutical sciences : a publication of the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Societe canadienne des sciences pharmaceutiques},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={72-81}
}
PURPOSE Statins are widely prescribed drugs for lowering cholesterol. Some studies have suggested that statins can prevent breast cancer recurrence and reduce mortality rate. However they are not conclusive. Present systematic review and meta-analysis of published cohort studies was conducted to determine the effects of statins intake and risk of breast cancer recurrence and mortality rate. METHODS Online databases (PubMed, Embase, Scopus, EBSCO and Cochrane Collaboration) were searched… CONTINUE READING
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