Association of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs with Colorectal Cancer by Subgroups in the VITamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) Study.

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Journal Article


Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Volume 24, Issue 4, p.727-35 (2015)


Epidemiology Core Facility, Nutrition Assessment Core Facility


There is substantial evidence that use of NSAIDs reduces the risk of colorectal cancer, but no subgroup has been identified for which the chemoprevention effect outweighs the risk of side effects.