Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk for ovarian and endometrial cancers in the Iowa Women's Health Study.

@article{Prizment2010NonsteroidalAD,
  title={Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk for ovarian and endometrial cancers in the Iowa Women's Health Study.},
  author={A E Prizment and Aaron R Folsom and Kristin E. Anderson},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={435-42}
}
BACKGROUND Several epidemiologic studies have shown inverse associations between use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and incident ovarian cancer, but the results are inconsistent. There have been only a few studies examining possible links between NSAIDs and endometrial cancer risk. We investigated associations between use of NSAIDs and incident ovarian and endometrial cancers in a prospective cohort of about 20,000 women with ages from 58 to 76 years in 1992. Participants were… CONTINUE READING