By Robert Preidt
HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay Information) — Medications that quite a few gentlemen with prostate cancer might by now be getting — cholesterol-decreasing statins — may possibly assist increase their survival if they have a “superior-hazard” type of the sickness, new investigation suggests.

Large-hazard clients include gentlemen with superior blood stages of prostate particular antigen (PSA) and a “Gleason rating” of eight or a lot more. Gleason scores are a calculation used to gauge prognosis in prostate cancer. Gentlemen with a superior Gleason rating may possibly acquire tricky-to-handle cancers.