Tag: NSAID

NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug): A type of pain medication that acts by blocking the action of COX enzymes, which produce prostaglandins that promote inflammation, pain, and fever. Over-the-counter NSAIDs include aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve). The best known prescription NSAID is celecoxib (Celebrex).

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04/18/15
Aspirin reduces the growth and self-renewal capacity of breast cancer stem cells
08/10/14
Aspirin use is linked to improved breast cancer survival
11/21/11
Use of aspirin and other NSAIDs before diagnosis does not improve breast cancer survival
09/10/11
Regular aspirin use may be associated with reduced risk of breast cancer
07/11/11
Taking Celebrex might reduce the effectiveness of chemotherapy for breast cancer
04/28/11
Aspirin use is associated with reduced risk of breast cancer, but ibuprofen may increase it
02/10/11
Celebrex and other selective COX-2 inhibitors may reduce risk of breast cancer
06/15/10
NSAID given during breast cancer surgery might reduce risk of recurrence
02/17/10
Taking aspirin improves breast cancer survival
01/31/10
Migraine sufferers have lower risk of ER+/PR+ tumors - implications for choice of treatment

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