Prediagnostic nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and lung cancer survival in the VITAL study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, Volume 7, Issue 10, p.1503-12 (2012)


Center-Authored Paper, Collaborative Data Services Core Facility, Epidemiology Core Facility, October 2012, Public Health Sciences Division, Shared Resources


Inflammation is important for lung oncogenesis. Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) has been shown to improve colorectal cancer survival. However, few studies have examined the association in lung cancer patients.