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Monday, May 28, 2018

STATINS & CANCER

People given a statin had 25% more new cancers

People given the statin, pravastatin (Pravachol), had 25% more cancer than those given a placebo in the PROSPER trial.

  • 65% more breast cancer
  • 46% more gastrointestinal cancer
  • 12% more respiratory cancer
  • 41% more other cancers
  • and they did not including non-melanoma skin cancer.
    (Previous studies have found that statins increase the risk of non-melanoma skin cancers.)

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, May 28, 2018 11:54 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

CANCER

Obesity associated with increased death from colon cancer, liver cancer and lymphoma

Obesity is associated with an increase in death from colon cancer, liver cancer, cancer of the lymph nodes, and possibly stomach cancer according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jul 06, 2005 5:06 am | [0] comments

Friday, January 14, 2005

CANCER

Elevated blood sugar increases risk of death from cancer by 23-29%

Elevated fasting blood sugar levels -- above 140 mg/dL -- increase the risk of cancer death by 29 percent in men and 23 percent in women compared to people with the lowest blood sugar levels -- less than 90 mg/dL -- according to a study from Korea. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jan 14, 2005 4:19 am | [0] comments

Monday, August 09, 2004

Other cancers: Obesity may increase risk 1.2 to 2-fold

Obesity may increase the risk of some other cancers, including non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and leukaemia, by 1.2 to 2-fold. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Aug 09, 2004 4:23 am | [0] comments
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