• By Dana Sparks

Statins Could Effect Risk of Esophageal Cancer

October 19, 2012

Especially for patients with Barrett’s esophagus, the use of statins may lower the risk of esophageal cancerMayo Clinic researchers are presenting their study at the upcoming American College of Gastroenterology annual meeting. “Unfortunately, survival rates for this cancer are low, so prevention is critical,” says Dr. Siddharth Singh, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and study author.

Read entire news release: Singh Esophageal Cancer ACG

Sound bites with Dr. Singh are available in the downloads

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