aspirin and other NSAIDs might protect against certain cancers

There's increasing evidence that aspirin and other NSAIDs might protect against certain cancers.

The current line of thinking is that the COX-2 enzyme plays a role in cancer cell growth...and using aspirin and other NSAIDs to block COX-2 might turn out to be a way to prevent cancer.

Colon cancer. Celebrex (celecoxib) is already approved to reduce colorectal polyps in familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).

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