Harvard Health Blog
Beyond heart health: Could your statin help prevent liver cancer?
By: Irun Bhan, MD, Contributor Liver cancer is hard to treat. Itís a top-five cause of cancer-related death worldwide and a growing cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Since liver cancer is often found at a late stage, when treatment has limited benefit, there has been increasing interest in prevention. Thatís where statin medications might come in.