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Use of statins and risk of glioma: a nationwide case-control study in Denmark

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  • David Gaist, Neurologi, Denmark
  • L Andersen, Denmark
  • Jesper Hallas, Fase IV Enheden, Denmark
  • Henrik Toft Sørensen
  • H D Schrøder, Denmark
  • S Friis, Denmark
Laboratory studies and a single case-control study have suggested a protective effect of statins on the risk of glioma. We wished to investigate the influence of statin use on the risk of glioma in a population-based setting.
Original languageEnglish
JournalB J C
Volume108
Issue3
Pages (from-to)715-20
Number of pages6
ISSN0007-0920
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Feb 2013

    Research areas

  • Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Brain Neoplasms, Case-Control Studies, Denmark, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Glioma, Humans, Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors, Male, Middle Aged, Prognosis, Risk Factors, Survival Rate, Young Adult

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