Effect of COX-2 inhibitors and other non-steroidal inflammatory drugs on breast cancer risk: a meta-analysis

@article{Pedro2015EffectOC,
  title={Effect of COX-2 inhibitors and other non-steroidal inflammatory drugs on breast cancer risk: a meta-analysis},
  author={Mar{\'i}a de Pedro and Sara Baeza and M P Escudero and Trinidad Dierssen-Sotos and In{\'e}s G{\'o}mez-Acebo and Marina Poll{\'a}n and Javier Llorca},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2015},
  volume={149},
  pages={525-536}
}
Evidence on non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) use and breast cancer risk shows a slightly protective effect of these drugs, but previous studies lack randomized clinical trial results and present high heterogeneity in exposure measurement. This systematic review and meta-analysis widens the knowledge about NSAID use and breast cancer risk, updating the information from the last meta-analysis, focusing on evidence on specific effects of COX-2 inhibitors and differential expression… CONTINUE READING
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