Could Statins Help Fight Cancer? Aston University School Of Medicine Study

Published: Jul 11, 2016

Some cancer patients who take cholesterol-lowering statins may live longer than those not on these heart medications, a study from Britain suggests.

While it did not prove a cause-and-effect connection, the study of nearly 1 million cancer patients found that those taking statin drugs such as Lipitor and Crestor appeared to have:

• a 22 percent lower risk of dying from lung cancer,

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