Statins might reduce risk of renal cell carcinoma in humans: case-control study of 500,000 veterans.

@article{Khurana2008StatinsMR,
  title={Statins might reduce risk of renal cell carcinoma in humans: case-control study of 500,000 veterans.},
  author={Vikas Khurana and Gloria S Caldito and Murali K. Ankem},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={
          118-22
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Statins are commonly used cholesterol-lowering agents noted to suppress tumor cell growth in several in vitro and animal models. METHODS We studied the association between renal cell carcinoma and statins in veterans. A retrospective nested case-control study was conducted using prospectively collected data from the Veterans Integrated Service Networks 16 Veteran Affairs database from 1998 to 2004. We analyzed the data from 483,733 patients from eight states located in the south… CONTINUE READING

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