Statin Cancer Risk Outweighed by Benefits

Those who take statins may be putting themselves at a slightly increased risk of cancer, a new study released Monday finds. However, this risk is far outweighed by the risks of not taking the often lifesaving cholesterol-lowering drugs, say researchers, including the study's authors. Researchers of the study, which was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, initially sought to find out whether statin drugs like Lipitor, Pravachol and Zocor harmed the liver. Looking...Full Story
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