Statins May Join Fight Against Breast...

Statins May Join Fight Against Breast Cancer

There are 1 comment on the About.com story from Jan 23, 2012, titled Statins May Join Fight Against Breast Cancer. In it, About.com reports that:

For breast cancer patients with a p53 genetic mutation may someday start taking statins -- drugs that lower cholesterol -- to help fight their disease.

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Gail Perry

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1 Jan 23, 2012
That's interesting, but other research just made the national news. Seems that statins increase the risk that a woman (not men, just women) will develop type II diabetes THREE FOLD. That's a HUGE increase.

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