TITLE

Do statins decrease the risk of colorectal cancer?

AUTHOR(S)
Hillmer, Melinda; Juurlink, David N.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/27/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 7, p753
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on statins and the risk of colorectal cancer. Reference to a study conducted by J. N. Poynter, S. B. Gruber, P. D. Higgins, R. Almog, J. D. Bonner, H. S. Rennert et al published in the 2005 issue of "New England Journal of Medicine"; Association of the statin use with lower risk of colorectal cancer; Influence of statins on physiologic processes independent of their effects on cholesterol levels.
ACCESSION #
18257462

 

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