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On Hormone Therapy – To Statin Or Not, That Is The Question

JAMA Oncology has published a new study that suggests that adding a statin drug at the initiation of hormone therapy (ADT) to the treatment protocol for a man with progressive, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer may significantly impact their actual time to disease progression (TTP). Historically, we know Statin use has been associated with improved prostate cancer [...]

Statin Drugs Lower the Risk of a Recurrence, but Not Without Risk

Statin drugs improve blood cholesterol levels, but they also cause problems. They also seem to lower the risk of prostate cancer recurrences post surgery by as much as 30% according to researchers at Duke University. These findings are published in the journal Cancer. Stephen Freedland, M.D., a member of the Duke Prostate Center and the [...]

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