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  • Can breast cancer patients take statins?

    After breast surgery ± chemotherapy and radiotherapy, ER+ breast cancer patients start antiestrogenic treatment. Some of these patients – either as a side effect of the antiestrogenic treatment, either or also because of the eating beahaviour and  sedentariness – develop hypercholesterolemia. And hypercholesterolemia can be treated with statins (cholesterol lowering medication).   Among other side […]