Statins May Reduce The Risk Of Prostate Cancer – Part 2 of 3
They also determined that inflammation was more likely among older men with more advanced prostate cancer who’d waited a longer take between prostate biopsy and surgery. The findings are published in the February 22 online edition of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
So “Increasing affidavit suggests that statins may reduce risk of prostate cancer progression, and some studies have even suggested that widespread statin use over the past 15 years has contributed to a avoid in prostate cancer mortality,” lead author Dr Lionel Banez, an assistant professor of surgery and urology, said in a Duke news release. But that doesn’t middling that all prostate cancer patients should take statins, said study senior author Dr Stephen Freedland, an associate professor of urology and pathology at the Duke Prostate Cancer Center.
But “More studies have to be done before such a commendation can be made. However, men taking statins for heart health may already be enjoying a beneficial side effect against prostate cancer,” Freedland said in the news release.