The doctors are convinced that normal blood cholesterol is not only important for the heart and blood vessels, optimum performance of the connections reduces the likelihood of developing cancer. This writes The Telegraph. Patients taking statins face with cancer by 40% less often than others.
The efficiency of statins is difficult to overestimate. They not only reduce the risk of developing tumor and slow its growth in the presence of the disease. It's hard to say how this group of drugs affect the tumor, but the effect proved and confirmed by scientific research.
For 15 years, scientists observed 140 thousand women aged 50 to 79 years. A daily intake of statins reduced the risk of death from cancer by 20%. In the group with bowel cancer rates were reduced by 43% with bone cancer by 55%.