Statins may reduce risk of death for colon cancer patients

Published May 9, 2019 329 Views

Rumble / Health & FitnessAccording to UPI, statin drugs may help patients with colorectal cancer.
A recent study found that people who used statins before receiving a colon cancer diagnosis had an 18-percent lower risk of dying from that cancer.
Those patients also had a 15-percent reduced risk of dying from other causes.
But patients who started taking statins after their cancer diagnosis had a 21-percent lower risk of dying from cancer, and a 14-percent lower risk of dying from other causes.