Use of antidepressants and NSAIDs in relation to mortality in long-term breast cancer survivors.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety, Volume 20, Issue 2, p.131-7 (2011)


2011, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal, Antidepressive Agents, Breast Neoplasms, Cardiovascular Diseases, Cause of Death, Female, Humans, Middle Aged, Proportional Hazards Models, Public Health Sciences Division, Questionnaires, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Survivors, Time Factors, Treatment Outcome, Wisconsin


The aim of this study was to assess the post-diagnosis use of antidepressants and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in relation to all-cause, breast cancer, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality among long-term breast cancer survivors.