Abstract Title:

Statin immunomodulation and thyroid cancer.

Abstract Source:

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2014 Sep 1. Epub 2014 Sep 1. PMID: 25174914

Abstract Author(s):

Luca Mascitelli, Mark R Goldstein

Article Affiliation:

Luca Mascitelli


In a case-control study(1) , Hung et al. found that statin use was associated with thyroid cancer in female patients. We suggest that the immunomodulatory action of statin drugs may represent a mechanism underlying this detrimental association. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Study Type : Viral
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Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Immunosuppressive : CK(234) : AC(46)

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