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Pain Drugs Used in Prostate Gland Removal Linked to Cancer Outcome

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

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