Low-dose aspirin use and cancer characteristics: a population-based cohort study

@inproceedings{Jonsson2013LowdoseAU,
  title={Low-dose aspirin use and cancer characteristics: a population-based cohort study},
  author={Frosti Jonsson and Li-li Yin and Cecilia Lundholm and Karin E Smedby and Kamila Czene and Yudi Pawitan},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2013}
}
Background:Long-term daily use of aspirin has been associated with reduced cancer mortality. To explore this association, we compared tumour TNM characteristics among aspirin users with those among non-users.Methods:From the Swedish Cancer Register, we identified patients diagnosed with colorectal, lung, prostate and breast cancers between 2006 and 2009 and matched them to the Swedish Prescribed Drug Register to obtain information on low-dose aspirin use prior to diagnosis. Contingency table… CONTINUE READING
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