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High Cholesterol Fuels Growth, Spread of Breast Cancer
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iride6606 posted:
A byproduct of cholesterol functions like the hormone estrogen to fuel the growth and spread of the most common types of breast cancers, researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute report.

The researchers also found that anti-cholesterol drugs such as statins appear to diminish the effect of this estrogen-like molecule.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131128141357.htm
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