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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.)
Wednesday, July 06, 2005
Obesity associated with increased death from colon cancer, liver cancer and lymphoma
Friday, January 14, 2005
Elevated blood sugar increases risk of death from cancer by 23-29%
Monday, August 09, 2004
Other cancers: Obesity may increase risk 1.2 to 2-fold
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