Statin Use Following Prostate Cancer Diagnosis May Reduce Risk of Death, Danish Study Finds

Statin Use Following Prostate Cancer Diagnosis May Reduce Risk of Death, Danish Study Finds
Men who began taking statins after being diagnosed with prostate cancer were less like to die than men not on statins, found a Danish study that urged more research to establish whether statins have a real potential to treat the disease. The study, “Postdiagnosis Statin Use and Mortality in Danish Patients With Prostate Cancer,” appeared in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Previous studies of the Danish population found that in general, cancer patients on statins had lower mortality rates, though none looked specifically at people  who started taking statins
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