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Statin Drugs Linked to Thyroid Cancer in Women

Statin Drugs Linked to Thyroid Cancer in Women

So, you have been told to 'lower your cholesterol' with drugs. But could it be causing cancer?

A concerning new study published in the journal Clinical Epidemiology[i] has found that "statin use is associated with thyroid cancer in female patients."

Researchers hypothesized that in the presence of the female dominant hormone estradiol - a form of estrogen - statins are ineffective at exhibiting their long claimed 'cancer-protective properties.' 

Thyroid Cancer and Iodine

Thyroid Cancer & Iodine

 Thyroid Cancer & Iodine

Medical ignorance is epidemic and nowhere is this more evident than in how contemporary medicine views and treats thyroid cancer. Overtreatment of thyroid cancer with radioactive iodine is rampant even though there is substantial uncertainty about the indications for radioactive iodine for thyroid cancer. Radioactive iodine absorbed by the thyroid can injure the gland.

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