Cancer patients who received radiation therapy find heart help with statins

Published June 19, 2019 203 Views $0.03 earned

Rumble / Trending NewsRadiation therapy has brought new life to millions of cancer survivors. But according to UPI, a new study says that treatment comes with great risk. That's because over half of all cancer patients receive radiation treatment, which can scar or close up arteries. This can lead to cardiovascular disease, which is the leading cause of death for cancer survivors. However, researchers from McGill University report statin use reduces stroke risk significantly.