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New Study Suggests Statins Are Linked To Reduction In Cancer Mortality Rates

Researchers call for clinical trials to evaluate the effect of blood-thinning statin drugs on cancer patients

A study carried out by scientists at Aston Medical School in Birmingham indicates that cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins could significantly reduce mortality rates among cancer patients.  Researchers analyzed health records of nearly one million cancer patients admitted to hospitals … Continue reading

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Immunotherapy drug Keytruda Tops Chemo in Lung Cancer Study

FDA may offer the drug to more patients based on promising results

Researches have stopped a study of Keytruda (pembrolizumab) the immunotherapy drug that former president Jimmy Carter says helped stop the progression of his advanced melanoma, because the medication is so effective that they want to offer it to all the patients in … Continue reading

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