Low dose aspirin reduced long-term incidence and mortality from colorectal cancer

February 2011
Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Feb2011, Vol. 92 Issue 1089, p70
The article presents a case study on the impact of aspirin on incidence and mortality due to colorectal cancer in relation to dose, duration of treatment, and site of tumor. It notes the establishment of the effect of aspirin on risk of colorectal cancer over 20 years during and after the trials by analysis of pooled individual data. The treatment duration and dosage of aspirin that reduced long-term incidence and mortality due to colorectal cancer in the study is also highlighted.


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