Ovarian cancer risk reduced with postmenopausal statins

November 07, 2018 8:41 AM | Anonymous

November 7, 2018, MedPage Today 

Women who started taking a statin at the age of 50 or older had a significantly lower risk of developing any histologic type of ovarian cancer over the next decade than non-statin users did, according to a large, case-control study. The study by Daniel Cramer, MD, of Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues also found that the effect was independent of use of any other concomitant medication. 

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