ConclusionsAt 52 weeks, evolocumab added to diet alone, to low-dose atorvastatin, or to high-dose atorvastatin with or without ezetimibe significantly reduced LDL cholesterol levels in patients with a range of cardiovascular risksView Thread
I've heard of it and just looked on the Internet, there seem to be some bad reviews out there, hard to say if they are true or not. You can always try it, I don't see any warnings out there. If it doesn't work you can move on to some other course of treatment I guess. Is your LDL really 220 or is that your total? If it's your total you can be open to more options but if that's your LDL I would work to lower it quickly and follow my doctor's advice. That's a very high LDL and the doctor is correct, very little will lower a genetically high LDL.
In conclusion, statins are being looked at as the Holy Grail for multiple non-cardiac indications including cancer. The results of this large nationwide observational study are encouraging and show that statin use is associated with reduced cancer mortality across different subgroups and cancer sites.