Pre-diagnostic NSAID use but not hormone therapy is associated with improved colorectal cancer survival in women.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


British journal of cancer, Volume 104, Issue 5, p.763-8 (2011)


2011, Adult, Aged, Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal, Colorectal Neoplasms, Female, Gonadal Steroid Hormones, Humans, Middle Aged, Public Health Sciences Division, Time Factors


Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and hormone therapy (HT) independently decrease the risk of colorectal cancer. However, their role in altering survival after a colorectal cancer diagnosis is not well established.