Statins linked with lower mortality risk in study of liver cancer

01/28/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who took statins, in combination with local and systemic treatments or surgical resection, had a 30% lower risk of death than non-statin users. Statin users lived for an average of 25.4 months compared with 18.5 for non-users, researchers said. The retrospective, nonrandomized study, which involved 644 patients, was presented at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.

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