Low-dose aspirin and survival in men with prostate cancer: a study using the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink

@article{Cardwell2013LowdoseAA,
  title={Low-dose aspirin and survival in men with prostate cancer: a study using the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink},
  author={Chris Cardwell and Evelyn M. Flahavan and Carmel M. Hughes and Helen G. Coleman and Joe M. O’Sullivan and Des Powe and Liam J. Murray},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2013},
  volume={25},
  pages={33-43}
}
Aspirin use is associated with reduced risk of, and death from, prostate cancer. Our aim was to determine whether low-dose aspirin use after a prostate cancer diagnosis was associated with reduced prostate cancer-specific mortality. A cohort of newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients (1998–2006) was identified in the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink (confirmed by cancer registry linkage). A nested case–control analysis was conducted using conditional logistic regression to compare… CONTINUE READING