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Can aspirin treat bowel cancer?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Prevention

No -- for primary treatment.
Aspirin and drugs called cox-2 inhibitors (non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs = nsaids) are being used and researched for the prevention of colon polyps and cancer in high risk by family history patients. They are also being used in clinical trials for secondary prevention after colon cancer treatment.

In brief: Prevention

No -- for primary treatment.
Aspirin and drugs called cox-2 inhibitors (non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs = nsaids) are being used and researched for the prevention of colon polyps and cancer in high risk by family history patients. They are also being used in clinical trials for secondary prevention after colon cancer treatment.
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Dr. David Fertel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: No

Surgery treats most bowel ca.

In brief: No

Surgery treats most bowel ca.
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