Posts Tagged ‘statins and cancer’

Statins and Cancer: Cancer Lowers Cholesterol

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

StatinsEvery time I see a patient, and on every visit, I review their current medication list. This process has recently been mandated by Medicare, but most doctors like myself have been doing it all along — without a mandate — because it is just good practice.

What I often find are medications given to patients for the purpose of prevention. And the most notable of these are the “statin” drugs, i.e. drugs that claim to lower cholesterol. (more…)