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Genetic polymorphisms in the cyclooxygenase-2 gene, use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and breast cancer risk.

Authors
  • Shen, Jing
  • Gammon, Marilie D
  • Terry, Mary Beth
  • Teitelbaum, Susan L
  • Neugut, Alfred I
  • Santella, Regina M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Breast Cancer Research
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
8
Issue
6
Identifiers
PMID: 17181859
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These data provide modest evidence that the C allele of COX-2 .8473 may interact with NSAIDs to reduce risk for hormone receptor positive breast cancer.

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