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Statin use and reduced cancer-related mortality

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Sune F Nielsen, Børge G Nordestgaard, Stig E Bojesen

A reduction in the availability of cholesterol may limit the cellular proliferation required for cancer growth and metastasis. We tested the hypothesis that statin use begun before a cancer diagnosis is associated with reduced cancer-related mortality.
Original languageEnglish
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number19
Pages (from-to)1792-802
Number of pages11
StatePublished - 2012

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