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Statins May Reduce Risk of Esophageal Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 19, 2012.  Statins, a cholesterol lowering drug, may lower the risk of esophageal cancer, especially in patients with Barrett's esophagus, Mayo Clinic researchers report in a study being presented at the American College of Gastroenterology annual meeting. There are two main types of esophageal cancer: squamous [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Pain Drugs Used in Prostate Gland Removal Linked to Cancer Outcome

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEgx9BjZXuc&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 The methods used to anesthetize prostate cancer patients and control pain when their prostate glands are surgically removed for adenocarcinoma may affect their long-term cancer outcomes. A study led by Mayo Clinic found opioids, painkillers commonly given during and after surgery, may suppress the immune system’s ability to fight cancer cells. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks