Review: Daily aspirin reduces long-term risk for death due to some types of cancer
- Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Long-Term Risk of Colorectal Cancer. McBride, Deborah // ONS Connect;Apr2011, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p6
The article focuses on a research study according to which long-term daily use of low-dose aspirin, of at least 75 milligram (mg)reduces the long-term risk of colorectal cancer and deaths.
- Daily aspirin cuts risk of hereditary colorectal cancer. // Medical Economics;12/25/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 24, p90
The article presents information on a study which shows that long-term daily aspirin markedly reduces colorectal cancer risk in patients with Lynch syndrome.
- Jury still out on low-dose aspirin and cancer. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Apr2011, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p4
The article reports that cancer experts at Mayo Clinic has claimed that based on the review of past research aspirin should not be taken by everyone despite a review which found that taking a daily, low dose aspirin may reduce the risk of dying of numerous types of cancer.
- Update in Hematology and Oncology: Evidence Published in 2010. Schilsky, Richard L.; Crowther, Mark // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/5/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 7, p487
The article reviews several articles related to hematology and oncology including "Oral bisphosphonate use and breast cancer incidence in postmenopausal women," by R. T. Chlebowski and colleagues, "Effect of daily aspirin on long-term risk of death due to cancer: analysis of individual patient...
- Aspirin appears to keep cancer at bay. // Clinical Advisor;May2012, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p18
The article reports on three studies that support earlier findings that aspirin reduces the risk of cancer and in few cases prevents metastasis. It notes the study by Peter M. Rothwell, FMedSci, revealing that long-term risk of death from cancer can be reduced by taking aspirin daily. It also...
- Low-Dose Aspirin or Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Use and Colorectal Cancer Risk: A Population-Based, Case-Control Study Friis, Søren; Riis, Anders H.; Erichsen, Rune; Baron, John A.; Sørensen, Henrik T. // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/1/2015, Vol. 163 Issue 5, 10.7326/M15-0039 p347
Background: A recent comprehensive review concluded that additional research is needed to determine the optimal use of aspirin for cancer prevention. Objective: To assess associations between the use of low-dose aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and colorectal cancer...
- Aspirin for prevention of cancer an cardiovascular disease. Rose, Peter W.; Watson, Eila K.; Jenkins, Lucy S. C. // British Journal of General Practice;Jun2011, Vol. 61 Issue 587, p412
The article discusses the study "Effects of daily aspirin on long-term risk of death due to cancer: Analysis of individual patient data from randomised trials," by P. Rothwell and colleagues. It examines how the publication fits in with previous evidence, and the clinical implications of the...
- Prescribing aspirin just to prevent colon cancer is not worthwhile. // Modern Medicine;Sep96, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p22
Reports on the finding that aspirin reduces the risk of colon cancer. Reduction of risk of colon cancer after a long-term, continuous aspirin use; Safer ways to lower the risk; Gastrointestinal complications from aspirin intake.
- Aspirin Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: More or Less? Sandler, Robert S. // Annals of Internal Medicine;2/3/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 3, p224
Discusses the role of aspirin in the prevention of colorectal cancer. Highlights of the protective effects of aspirin; Reports of single daily use of aspirin reduce risk of adenomas; Analysis of the dose and duration of aspirin to prevent adenomas; Limitations of the study.