The relationship between aspirin use and colorectal cancer risk was examined by a case-control study in Italy. Regular aspirin use was reported by only 47 (3.5%) cases and 77 (4.1%) control subjects, giving a multivariate odds ratio (OR) of 0.7 (95% CI 0.5-1.0) after allowance for education, physical exercise and selected dietary factors.

Aspirin and colorectal cancer / C. La Vecchia, E. Negri, S. Franceschi, E. Conti, M. Montella, A. Giacosa, A. Falcini, A. Decarli. - In: BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER. - ISSN 0007-0920. - 76:5(1997), pp. 675-677. [10.1038/bjc.1997.444]

Aspirin and colorectal cancer

C. La Vecchia
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E. Negri;A. Decarli
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1997

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The relationship between aspirin use and colorectal cancer risk was examined by a case-control study in Italy. Regular aspirin use was reported by only 47 (3.5%) cases and 77 (4.1%) control subjects, giving a multivariate odds ratio (OR) of 0.7 (95% CI 0.5-1.0) after allowance for education, physical exercise and selected dietary factors.
aspirin; non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; colorectal neoplasms; pharmacoepidemiology
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