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cobweb icon Archived: Aspirin/NSAIDs for Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: Preventive Medication

Original Release Date: March 2007

This version of this topic is currently archived and inactive. It should be used for historical purposes only.

Archived: Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendation

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The USPSTF recommends against the routine use of aspirin and nonsteroidal anit-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) to prevent colorectal cancer in individuals at average risk for colorectal cancer. 


Archived: Related Information for Consumers

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Archived: Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

There is no Clinical Summary for this recommendation.

Current as of: July 2015

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Aspirin/NSAIDs for Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: Preventive Medication. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.

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