A few aspirins a week
- Aspirin May Cut Cancer Risk. // Chain Drug Review;8/5/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p41
The article reports on a study conducted by researcher Nancy Cook and colleagues published in the journal "Annals of Internal Medicine" which revealed that low-dose aspirin consumption may reduce the risk of colon cancer in women by 20 percent, but it may also cause stomach bleeding and ulcers.
- Aspirin and prevention of colorectal cancer in women. // American Family Physician;1/1/1996, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p366
Discusses the article `Aspirin and the risk of colorectal cancer in women,' by E. Giovannucci et al, published in `North England Journal of Medicine.' Relationship between aspirin use and prevention of colon cancer; Aspirin's ability to chance arachidonic acid metabolism and to interfere with...
- Aspirin every other day keeps colon cancer away. // New Zealand Doctor;8/14/2013, p38
The article offers information on a study which reveals the potential of aspirin to reduce the risk of having colon cancer.
- Aspirin's next conquest: Does it prevent colon cancer? Smigel, Kara // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;2/2/94, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p166
Reports on the role of aspirin in the prevention of colon cancer. Background information; Unexpected results of study by Lynn Rosenberg and colleagues at the Slone Epidemiology Unit of the Boston University of Medicine in Massachusetts; Mechanism of action; Doubts.
- Aspirin Use and Risk of Colorectal Cancer According to BRAF Mutation Status. Nishihara, Reiko; Lochhead, Paul; Kuchiba, Aya; Seungyoun Jung; Yamauchi, Mai; Xiaoyun Liao; Imamura, Yu; Zhi Rong Qian; Morikawa, Teppei; Wang, Molin; Spiegelman, Donna; Eunyoung Cho; Giovannucci, Edward; Fuchs, Charles S.; Chan, Andrew T.; Ogino, Shuji // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/26/2013, Vol. 309 Issue 24, p2563
Importance Aspirin use reduces the risk of colorectal carcinoma. Experimental evidence implicates a role of RAF kinases in up-regulation of prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2 (PTGS2, cyclooxygenase 2), suggesting that BRAF-mutant colonic cells might be less sensitive to the antitumor effects...
- Colon consensus. // American Fitness;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p11
Offers a look on how to prevent the development of colon cancer among Americans. Physiological effect of wheat bran; Death rate due to colon cancer in the United States; Risk of the disease; Comments from Moshe Shike, director of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Prevention and Wellness program.
- The preventive effects of low-dose enteric-coated aspirin tablets on the development of colorectal tumours in Asian patients: a randomised trial. Hideki Ishikawa; Michihiro Mutoh; Sadao Suzuki; Shinkan Tokudome; Yoshihisa Saida; Takashi Abe; Shozo Okamura; Masahiro Tajika; Takashi Joh; Shinji Tanaka; Shin-ei Kudo; Takahisa Matsuda; Masaki Iimuro; Tomomi Yukawa; Tetsuji Takayama; Yasushi Sato; Kyowon Lee; Shinji Kitamura; Motowo Mizuno; Yasushi Sano // Gut;Nov2014, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p1755
Objective: To evaluate the influence of low-dose, enteric-coated aspirin tablets (100 mg/day for 2 years) on colorectal tumour recurrence in Asian patients with single/multiple colorectal tumours excised by endoscopy. Design: A double-blinded, randomised, placebocontrolled multicentre clinical...
- Aspirin, Vitamin D and veggies may lower risk of colorectal cancer. Weaks, Kevin // Southern Illinois Labor Tribune;1/20/2011, Vol. 74 Issue 25, p9
The article discusses the therapeutic effects of aspirin, vitamin D, and vegetables in reducing the risk of having colorectal cancer.
- Aspirin fights colorectal cancer. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;9/16/2015, pA02
The article reports on the advantages of aspirin in lowering cardiovascular risk and risks of developing colorectal cancer, as announced by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.