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Statins lower prostate cancer recurrence

Men with high-risk prostate cancer who take statin drugs while receiving radiation therapy are less likely to have their cancer return than patients who don’t take statins according to a study in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics. Read more at http://cs.astro.org/blogs/astronews/pages/press-release-statins-make-radiation-more-effective-at-curing-prostate-cancer.aspx.

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