Can Statins Offset Insulin-Related Cancer Risk in T2DM?

The researchers found that the risk of cancers of the colon (males only), liver (males only), pancreas, lung (males only), and brain (males only) were increased up to nine-fold for patients treated with insulin or insulin secretagogues; the risk of prostate cancer was decreased strongly. The risks were generally decreased for patients taking statins, with a greater risk reduction among those not receiving antihyperglycemic therapies.

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