Long-term statin use, commenced before the diagnosis of localised melanoma, appears to protect patients from recurrence, especially in males and patients with ulcerated tumours. In a study of 700 Queenslanders with tumour stage T1b-T4b melanoma diagnosed between 2010 and 2014, 13% developed a recurrence within two years. Long-term statin users were found to have a ...
Qld study: statin users have lower rate of melanoma recurrence
By Mardi Chapman
17 Mar 2020