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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 5663
Country of Manuscript Source Greece
Received
2013-09-20 11:09
Peer-Review Started
2013-09-21 20:00
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2013-10-14 21:26
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2013-10-20 18:45
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2013-10-29 19:37
Second Decision
2014-01-06 18:00
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2014-01-06 19:04
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2014-02-11 11:21
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2014-03-12 11:24
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Specialty Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript type Meta-Analysis
Article Title Statins and the risk of colorectal cancer: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis of 40 studies
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Theodore Lytras, Georgios Nikolopoulos and Stefanos Bonovas
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Correspondence To Theodore Lytras, MD, MPH, Department of Occupational and Industrial Hygiene, National School of Public Health, 196 Alexandras Ave., 11521 Athens, Greece. thlytras@gmail.com
Keywords 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase inhibitors; Statins; Colorectal cancer; Systematic review; Meta-analysis; Cancer chemoprevention
Core Tip To investigate the association between statin use and colorectal cancer risk, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies. A total of 40 studies, involving more than eight million subjects, contributed to our analysis. A modest reduction in the risk of colorectal cancer with statin use was observed, which was not statistically significant among RCTs (RR = 0.89, 95%CI: 0.74-1.07; n = 8), but reached statistical significance among cohort studies (RR = 0.91, 95%CI: 0.83-1.00; n = 13) and case-control studies (RR = 0.92, 95%CI: 0.87-0.98; n = 19). Further targeted research is warranted.
Publish Date 2014-03-12 11:24
Citation Lytras T, Nikolopoulos G, Bonovas S. Statins and the risk of colorectal cancer: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis of 40 studies. World J Gastroenterol 2014; 20(7): 1858-1870
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v20/i7/1858.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v20.i7.1858
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