Study: Failure to restart statins raises risks for cancer patients

04/4/2012 | MedPage Today (free registration)

University of Michigan researchers said head and neck cancer patients more than doubled their risk of death, heart attack, congestive heart failure, unstable angina or stroke if they failed to restart statin medications after surgery. They said reimbursement policies regarding restoration of these drugs are needed to ensure patients who need the medications have them when they leave the hospital.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Vice-President of Technology and Regulatory Affairs
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC