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Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer: dietary and pharmacologic approaches.

@article{Garay1999ChemopreventionOC,
  title={Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer: dietary and pharmacologic approaches.},
  author={Carlos Alberto Garay and Paul F. Engstrom},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          89-97; discussion 97-100, 105
        }
}
  • Carlos Alberto Garay, Paul F. Engstrom
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Colorectal cancer is a major cause of death in the United States, where it accounts for approximately 57,000 deaths per year. Thus, the prevention of this disease would have a significant impact on public health. Chemoprevention is defined as the use of natural or pharmacologic agents to disrupt the process of carcinogenesis. Substances explored as chemopreventive agents in colorectal cancer include: (1) the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), which may inhibit the evolution and… CONTINUE READING

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