New Research Suggests Statins Can Lower Colon Cancer Risk

January 4, 2021 by Rachel Morrell | posted in: Colon Cancer News

New Research Suggests Statins Can Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Using statins can significantly reduce colorectal cancer risk, especially for patients who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

What are Statins?

Statins are a group of drugs that reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) production in the liver, lowering blood cholesterol levels. LDL is the "bad" cholesterol that can increase...
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Racial Disparity in Colon Cancer Incidence and Mortality

A new study from Colorectal Cancer suggests African Americans are more likely to...
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Drinking Coffee Could Increase Colon Cancer Survival Rate

A new study published in JAMA Oncology suggests drinking coffee could extend survival time...
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