Pain drugs reduce stomach cancer risk, U.K. study finds

02/9/2009 | Yahoo!

A U.K. study found that people who took aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, at least once in the past year were 36% less prone to developing cancer in the lower or middle portion of the stomach. Study authors also noted that their findings did not demonstrate a reduction in the risk of upper-stomach cancer. An expert said more trials are needed to weigh the benefits and adverse effects of using such drugs to prevent the condition.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Pentec Health
Boothwyn, PA
Sr Coordinator Clinical Research (US/TA/00/0073/SL) - 1400000AQX
Santa Clara, CA
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA