Archived: Aspirin/NSAIDs for Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: Preventive Medication
Original Release Date: March 2007
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Archived: Recommendation Summary
Summary of Recommendation
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.
|The USPSTF recommends against the service. There is moderate or high certainty that the service has no net benefit or that the harms outweigh the benefits|
Archived: Related Information for Health Professionals
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Aspirin/NSAIDs for Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: Preventive Medication. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.