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Br J Cancer. 1997; 76(5): 675–677.
PMCID: PMC2228005
Aspirin and colorectal cancer.
C. La Vecchia, E. Negri, S. Franceschi, E. Conti, M. Montella, A. Giacosa, A. Falcini, and A. Decarli
Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy.
The relationship between aspirin use and colorectal cancer risk was examined by a case-control study in Italy. Regular aspirin use was reported by only 47 (3.5%) cases and 77 (4.1%) control subjects, giving a multivariate odds ratio (OR) of 0.7 (95% CI 0.5-1.0) after allowance for education, physical exercise and selected dietary factors.
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