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Short-term effects of daily aspirin on cancer incidence, mortality, and non-vascular death: analysis of the time course of risks and benefits in 51 randomised controlled trials.

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BACKGROUND: Daily aspirin reduces the long-term risk of death due to cancer. However, the short-term effect is less certain, especially in women, effects on cancer incidence are largely unknown, and the time course of risk and benefit in primary prevention is unclear. We studied cancer deaths in all trials of daily aspirin versus control and the time course of effects of low-dose aspirin on cancer incidence and other outcomes in trials in primary prevention. METHODS: We studied individual pat...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Author
Journal:
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Volume:
379
Issue:
9826
Pages:
1602-1612
Publication date:
2012-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:320384
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uuid:0b4f7d86-c66a-40fe-8f85-3ee9c51be8fa
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pubs:320384
Source identifiers:
320384
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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