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Aspirin and its cousins linked to longer survival after colorectal cancer

Large study of preventive drugs for colorectal cancer survivors finds link to decreased mortality — but only for those with certain tumor genetics

June 15, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Aspirin and other NSAIDs are linked to decreased mortality in colorectal cancer survivors, a new study finds -- but just for those with the most common tumor subtype.

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WHI analysis links NSAID use with lower colorectal cancer mortality

PHS presentation clarifies the importance of different durations of nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drug use on risk of dying from colorectal cancer

Oct. 31, 2011

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Anna Coghill presented the Public Health Sciences Division's data during the American Association for Cancer Research’s 10th annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research in Boston.

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Anti-inflammatory drugs increase colon cancer survival

PHS researchers show 20 percent drop in mortality with prior NSAID use

Nov. 22, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

Researchers in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Public Health Sciences Division report that regular NSAID use earlier in life for those at risk of colon cancer may prevent occurrence and inhibit more aggressive disease or alter the course of the disease after diagnosis.

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Migraines lower breast cancer risk

New study by Christopher Li confirms his landmark research linking migraines with reduced risk of breast cancer

July 13, 2009 | By Dean Forbes

The relationship between migraine headaches in women and a significant reduction in breast cancer risk has been confirmed in a follow-up study to landmark research published last year and conducted by scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The new study found a 26 percent reduced risk of breast cancer among both premenopausal and postmenopausal women with a clinical diagnosis of migraines.

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