Risk of colorectal cancer in self-reported inflammatory bowel disease and modification of risk by statin and NSAID use.

@article{Samadder2011RiskOC,
  title={Risk of colorectal cancer in self-reported inflammatory bowel disease and modification of risk by statin and NSAID use.},
  author={Niloy Jewel Samadder and Bhramar Mukherjee and Shu-chen Huang and Jaeil Ahn and Hedy S. Rennert and Joel K. Greenson and Gadi Rennert and Stephen B. Gruber},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={117 8},
  pages={1640-8}
}
BACKGROUND Statins and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) in some studies. The objective of this study was to quantify the relative risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as a risk factor for CRC and to estimate whether this risk may be modified by long-term use of NSAIDs or statins. METHODS The Molecular Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer study is a population-based, case-control study of incident colorectal cancer in… CONTINUE READING

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