Statin use is associated with lower risk of liver cancer, study showsBMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1034 (Published 27 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1034
- Susan Mayor
Taking a statin is associated with a near halving of the risk of liver cancer, show the results of a new study reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.1
Previous research has linked statins to a reduced risk of liver cancer, but much of the evidence has been from areas of the world with high rates of this type of cancer. So, researchers analysed data from …
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