COX-2 inhibitors: a role in colorectal cancer?

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Record ID 31999009803
English, French
Authors' objectives:

To summarise the available evidence on the use of COX-2 inhibitors in the treatment or prevention of colorectal cancer.

Authors' recommendations: The use of ASA or NSAIDs is not recommended for the prevention of colorectal cancer as there is insufficient high quality evidence of its benefit despite numerous epidemiological and laboratory studies.
Authors' methods: Overview
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 1999
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
Organisation Name: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment
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