Navigation Links
Aspirin may lower melanoma risk
Date:3/10/2013

A new study has found that women who take aspirin have a reduced risk of developing melanomaand that the longer they take it, the lower the risk. The findings suggest that aspirin's anti-inflammatory effects may help protect against this type of skin cancer. The study is published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.

In the Women's Health Initiative, researchers observed US women aged 50 to 79 years for an average of 12 years and noted which individuals developed cancer. At the beginning of the study, the women were asked which medications they took, what they ate, and what activities they performed.

When Jean Tang MD, PhD, of Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, and her colleagues analyzed available data from 59,806 Caucasian women in the study, they found that women who took more aspirin were less likely to develop melanoma skin cancer during the 12 years of follow up. Overall, women who used aspirin had a 21 percent lower risk of melanoma relative to non-users. Each incremental increase in duration of aspirin use (less than one year of use, one to four years of use, and five or more years of use) was associated with an 11 percent lower risk of melanoma. Thus, women who used aspirin for five or more years had a 30 percent lower melanoma risk than women who did not use aspirin. The researchers controlled for differences in pigmentation, tanning practices, sunscreen use, and other factors that may affect skin cancer risk.

"Aspirin works by reducing inflammation and this may be why using aspirin may lower your risk of developing melanoma," said Dr. Tang. Other pain medications, such as acetaminophen, did not lower women's melanoma risk. Dr. Tang noted that the findings support the design of a clinical trial to directly test whether aspirin can be taken to prevent melanoma.


'/>"/>

Contact: Amy Molnar
sciencenewsroom@wiley.com
Wiley
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Report says new evidence could tip the balance in aspirin cancer prevention care
2. Aspirin as Effective as Warfarin for Heart Failure: Study
3. Some Diabetics May Not Benefit From Daily Aspirin
4. Aspirin protects against Barretts esophagus
5. Study adds to evidence daily aspirin linked to lower cancer mortality
6. Daily aspirin usage associated with lower cancer mortality
7. Daily Aspirin May Cut Cancer Deaths, Another Study Finds
8. Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer
9. Aspirin may help men with prostate cancer live longer, study suggests
10. Adding Plavix to Aspirin Doesnt Help Guard Against Second Stroke: Study
11. Gene mutation identifies colorectal cancer patients who live longer with aspirin therapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/28/2015)... (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 Javon ... recognizes Mercy Harvard Hospital as stroke capable by the ... brought via ambulance to Mercy Harvard Hospital. , The ... to indicate their ability to treat stroke according to ... allows ambulances transporting stroke patients to bypass hospitals not ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 The World Scout League Commission ... to potential EMTs and firefighters, recently announced its decision ... way to raise charitable donations for age-related research. The ... will be held on March 29, 2015; registration will ... at 3:30 p.m. , To participate in the ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... MA (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 ... mobility management services, and one of the ... announced support for Bell Mobility within their CLEAN ... of services. Wireless Analytics’ newly developed Bell ... reporting for the Canadian wireless carrier’s business customers. ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Those who self-injure, commonly ... misdiagnosed and therefore aren’t receiving effective treatment ... Jacksonville-based addiction treatment center Lakeview Health has ... Lakeview Professional Lecture Series to counselors, physicians, ... complicated condition. , “Self-injurious behaviors ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Altec Products, Inc., announced today that ... as their doc-link for Dynamics Partner of the Year. ... solutions for their customers in all different industries with ... and BPW have worked side-by-side to successfully help clients ... , “We are so impressed by the success that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mercy Harvard Hospital Recognized as Leader in Stroke Care - Javon Bea 2Health News:Bitcoin Run Is The World Scout League Commission’s Newest Project for Charity 2Health News:Bell Mobility Gains Traction With Enterprises; Is Added to Wireless Analytics’ CLEAN Platform™ 2Health News:Bell Mobility Gains Traction With Enterprises; Is Added to Wireless Analytics’ CLEAN Platform™ 3Health News:Lakeview Health to Host Important Workshop Tackling the Rising Issue of ‘Cutters’ on March 27 2Health News:Altec Announces 2014 doc-link for Dynamics Partner of the Year Award Recipient 2Health News:Altec Announces 2014 doc-link for Dynamics Partner of the Year Award Recipient 3
... with Colorado Influenza and Pneumococcal Alert Coalition (CIPAC) and RediClinic, ... help protect themselves and ... at Town Center at Aurora during ... this special time of year, - Last year, ...
... Women,s Health Research Report and Media Briefing Explore,Impact ... WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 Women are more,susceptible to ... pregnancy, postpartum and perimenopause, according to a new ... Washington, D.C.-based,advocacy organization, released at a media briefing ...
... 13 -- The Nurse-Friendly(TM) hospital designation,of Texas Nurses ... in,Texas -- CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital, Katy; McKenna ... Center, Round Rock; and St.,David,s South Austin Hospital, ... The Nurse-Friendly designation attests to the presence in ...
... conducted by researchers at the University of Toronto reveals ... inequality are significantly more likely to have a disability ... dressing, bathing and mobility at home. , ... ones health outcomes, says Esme Fuller-Thomson, study co-author and ...
... WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. New research from Wake Forest University ... a barrier to receiving a kidney transplant and ... discarded may help alleviate the burgeoning organ shortage among ... has been a considered a barrier for both organ ...
... chronic pancreatitis, especially tropical calcific pancreatitis (TCP), where the ... and cause enormous tissue destruction. The exact mechanism of ... to understand the initial event so that stone formation ... to the pancreatic tissue. One such study was recently ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Colorado Influenza and Pneumococcal Alert Coalition (CIPAC) Partners with Novartis Vaccines for Holiday Vaccination Clinic, Making Influenza Vaccination Convenient for Shoppers 2Health News:Colorado Influenza and Pneumococcal Alert Coalition (CIPAC) Partners with Novartis Vaccines for Holiday Vaccination Clinic, Making Influenza Vaccination Convenient for Shoppers 3Health News:Colorado Influenza and Pneumococcal Alert Coalition (CIPAC) Partners with Novartis Vaccines for Holiday Vaccination Clinic, Making Influenza Vaccination Convenient for Shoppers 4Health News:Hormonal Changes and Depression: What is the Connection? 2Health News:Hormonal Changes and Depression: What is the Connection? 3Health News:Hormonal Changes and Depression: What is the Connection? 4Health News:Nurse-Friendly Hospital Designation Awarded to Four Texas Hospitals 2Health News:Risk of disability rises in states with income inequality 2Health News:Higher-risk kidneys may help solve organ shortage facing older adults 2Health News:Higher-risk kidneys may help solve organ shortage facing older adults 3Health News:The most important candidate genes for pancreatic stone formation 2
(Date:2/27/2015)... -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) is ... Conference on March 10 in Miami Beach ... vice president and chief financial officer, and Susie ... a 25-minute question and answer session regarding the company ... Following a 5-minute break, a question and answer session ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... N.J., Feb. 27, 2015  PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... and reported financial results for the fourth quarter and ... "2014 was a transformative year for PTC. We are ... and developing RNA-targeted therapies in the rare disease space," ... Therapeutics, Inc. "We are proud to bring the first ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... NEWTON, Mass. and JERUSALEM ... privately-held biopharma company developing octreotide capsules, its lead product ... of a $70 million Series E financing round. Participants ... and Sofinnova Ventures, and an undisclosed blue chip public ... F2 Capital, 7 Med Health Ventures, Abingworth and ARCH ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Boston Scientific to Participate in the Barclays 2015 Annual Healthcare Conference 2PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 2PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 3PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 4PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 5PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 6PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 7PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 8PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 9PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 10PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 11Chiasma Announces Completion of $70 Million Series E Financing 2Chiasma Announces Completion of $70 Million Series E Financing 3
... Calif., Nov. 3 Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL ... nine months ended September 30, 2009. , For the third ... million, or $0.70 per share, compared to a net loss ... quarter of 2008. Weighted average shares outstanding for the third ...
... operator of a Houston-area durable medical equipment (DME) company ... Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division Lanny A. ... of Texas and Daniel R. Levinson, Inspector General of ... Noel Wayne Jhagroo, 47, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Rigel Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 2Rigel Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 3Rigel Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 4Rigel Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 5Medical Equipment Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme Involving Nutritional Supplies and "Arthritis Kits" 2Medical Equipment Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme Involving Nutritional Supplies and "Arthritis Kits" 3
With the touch of a button, the Marco Encore Automatic Chair quickly reclines from an upright position to a fully horizontal, flat-table mode-or anywhere in between....
... Marco Keratometer I and Keratometer ... for objectively measuring corneal curvature. ... added feature of internal readings ... those who prefer to work ...
... Direct has been selling replacement ... 1996, and we are extremely ... guarantee. Check out our catalog ... our discount light bulbs specials. ...
... Bulb Direct has been ... Internet since 1996, and we ... 100% satisfaction guarantee. Check out ... and see our discount light ...
Medicine Products: