TITLE

COMMENTARY: Aspirin reduced the incidence of colorectal cancer during 23-year follow-up in healthy men or patients with recent TIA

AUTHOR(S)
Wong, MD, Vincent W. S.; Chan, Francis K. L.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects upon a study, showing the efficacy of aspirin in reducing incidences of colorectal cancer, during long term follow-up in healthy men and patients with recent transient ischemic attack (TIA). He comments that the study showed protective effects of the aspirin as the doses were much higher, compared to other studies. He suggests the possibility of diagnostic access bias due to crossover between treatment groups. He also comments on the side effects of long-term, aspirin use.
ACCESSION #
28019883

 

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