Aspirin and colorectal cancer

Br J Cancer. 1997;76(5):675-7. doi: 10.1038/bjc.1997.444.

Abstract

The relationship between aspirin use and colorectal cancer risk was examined by a case-control study in Italy. Regular aspirin use was reported by only 47 (3.5%) cases and 77 (4.1%) control subjects, giving a multivariate odds ratio (OR) of 0.7 (95% CI 0.5-1.0) after allowance for education, physical exercise and selected dietary factors.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aspirin / therapeutic use*
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Colorectal Neoplasms / epidemiology*
  • Colorectal Neoplasms / genetics
  • Colorectal Neoplasms / prevention & control*
  • Female
  • Geography
  • Humans
  • Italy / epidemiology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Odds Ratio
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Factors
  • Socioeconomic Factors

Substances

  • Aspirin