The association between statin medication and progression after surgery for localized renal cell carcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Renal Cell
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Kidney Neoplasms

abstract

  • In our cohort statin use was associated with a reduced risk of progression and overall mortality, although this effect was sensitive to the method of analysis. If validated in other cohorts, this finding warrants consideration of prospective research on statins in the adjuvant setting.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4167747

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2013.10.141

PubMed ID

  • 24291547

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 914

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 191

number

  • 4