Tag: statin

Statin: Drugs used to treat high cholesterol. Statins are classified either as lipophilic (Lipitor, Zocor, Mevacor, Lescol) or hydrophilic (Crestor, Pravachol), depending on the compound. Lipophilic statins are also known as hydrophobic statins.

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10/24/15
High cholesterol promotes metastasis in animal model of breast cancer
12/09/13
High cholesterol can promote breast cancer growth and metastasis
01/20/12
Cholesterol drugs might inhibit tumor formation in some breast cancer patients
08/06/11
Use of the statin Zocor is associated with lower risk of breast cancer recurrence
04/27/11
Very low circulating coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) linked to increased breast cancer risk
01/14/11
High cholesterol might promote breast cancer development and increase its aggressiveness
01/10/10
Statin use increases risk of breast cancer for overweight women

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