TITLE

Older women who regularly took aspirin--but not similar anti-inflammatory drugs--had a lower-than-average risk of developing the most dangerous form of skin cancer in a new study

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
MondayMorning;3/18/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a study related to effect of the drug aspirin on skin cancer. It informs that the result of the study claims to provide positive effect of aspirin on skin cancer wherein women who took aspirin regularly had lower than average risk of developing skin cancer. It includes information several non-steroidal and anti-inflammatory including ibuprofen and naproxen that were also effective against the risk of growing melanoma.
ACCESSION #
86435112

 

Related Articles

  • Chemopreventive Effect of NSAID Use on the Risk of Breast Cancer: The Jury is Still Out. Yuqing Zhang; Jingbo Niu // Current Medical Literature: Breast Cancer;2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1 

    Discusses the effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) on the occurrence of breast cancer. Use of NSAID in the treatment of certain conditions including arthritis, headache, muscular pain, inflammation and fever; Frequently prescribed NSAID including ibuprofen and naproxen;...

  • A primer on pain relief.  // Consumer Reports;Nov2010, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p10 

    The article presents information on the differences between the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen. The advantages and drawbacks of these analgesics are noted. Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid, can help to prevent blood clots, but is linked to Reye's...

  • Lumiracoxib reduced ulcer complications compared with ibuprofen and naproxen in osteoarthritis and did not increase cardiovascular outcomes.  // ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 142 Issue 2, p46 

    The article cites a study which presents a comparison of lumiracoxib with naproxen and ibuprofen in the Therapeutic Arthritis Research and Gastrointestinal Event Trial. The study was published in the 2004 issue of the journal "Lancet." In all patients and in those not taking low-dose aspirin,...

  • COMMENTARY: Lumiracoxib reduced ulcer complications compared with ibuprofen and naproxen in osteoarthritis and did not increase cardiovascular outcomes. Hart, Lawrence // ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 142 Issue 2, p47 

    The article comments on a study which presents a comparison of lumiracoxib with naproxen and ibuprofen in the Therapeutic Arthritis Research and Gastrointestinal Event Trial (TARGET). The major conclusions reported by TARGET were that lumiracoxib showed a 3 to 4 fold reduction in ulcer...

  • Anti-Inflammatories May Prevent Brain Cancer. Kiefer, Dale // Life Extension;Oct2004, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p25 

    Reports on research findings showing that non-steroid anti-inflammatorily (UNSAID) such as aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen may prevent brain cancer. Study conducted at Ohio State University suggesting that NSAID confer some protection against the development of brain cancer; Evidence showing...

  • COX-2 selectivity in NSAIDs said not to increase CV risk.  // Geriatrics;Feb2007, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p12 

    The article focuses on the "Multinational Etoricoxib and Diclofenac Arthritis Long-Term (MEDAL)" study conducted by Doctor Christopher Cannon which found that cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 selectivity in nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) does not increase cardiovascular (CV) risk. 34,701...

  • got a headache? menstrual cramps? Robbins, Sarah // Shape;Apr2007, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p93 

    The article offers information on analgesics. Aspirin, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) that halts the production of production of prostaglandins, inflammation and pain-triggering chemicals, is usually used to treat headache. Like aspirin, naproxen and ibuprofen inhibit the same...

  • NECK PAIN.  // Mayo Clinic Women's Health Source;Sep2005, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p9 

    Discusses how to prevent and treat neck pain. Causes of neck pain; Wear and tear injuries of the neck include strained muscles, pinched nerves, improper alignment and degenerative diseases such as arthritis; Importance of adopting good posture; Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to take...

  • +Sun Special.  // Self;Jun2014, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p36 

    A quiz concerning the reduction of the risk of skin cancer is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics