Statins and cancers


Statins (inhibitors of 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-coenzyme A reductase) are a group of drugs used to treat lipid disorders. They inhibit cholesterol synthesis at an early stage of the biosynthesis pathway, thus eliminating numerous metabolites involved in the cycle. Numerous studies point to different possible effects of statins on cancer cells. Statins… (More)
DOI: 10.5114/wo.2014.44294


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@inproceedings{StryjkowskaGra2015StatinsAC, title={Statins and cancers}, author={Aleksandra Stryjkowska-G{\'o}ra and Bożenna Karczmarek-Borowska and Tomasz G{\'o}ra and Katarzyna Krawczak}, booktitle={Contemporary oncology}, year={2015} }