Systematic review: potential preventive effects of statins against oesophageal adenocarcinoma

L Alexandre, A B Clark, E Cheong, M P N Lewis, A R Hart

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The incidence of oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC) has risen dramatically in recent decades, and its prognosis remains extremely poor. There is emerging evidence that statins may prevent OAC.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301-311
Number of pages11
JournalAlimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2012


  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Esophageal Neoplasms
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Incidence
  • Prognosis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Risk Factors

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