Published in Cancer Weekly, June 10th, 2003
"In population-based observational studies, people had lower rates of colorectal cancer if they were taking various agents, including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, calcium, and folate," investigators in the United States report.
"In placebo-controlled trials in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis and in patients with sporadic, colon adenomas, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduced the rates of adenomas," wrote C.A. Burke and colleagues, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Gastroenterology.
The researchers concluded: "There is a...
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