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Newswire: National Cancer Institute Sponsored Study To Evaluate Cholesterol Drug's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer

Friday, April 1st, 2011

A new National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored study being launched this week at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) will evaluate the cholesterol lowering drug Rosuvastatin (Crestor) for its potential to reduce the risk of colon cancer. 

AGH is one of 200 North American medical centers participating in the "P-5: Statin Polyp Prevention Trial in Patients with Resected Colon Cancer" study, which is being led by the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP).

 

To read more, visit the ABC-13 web site.

 

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