Aspirin as a Chemopreventive Agent for Cancer: a New Hope?

Sains Medika

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Title Aspirin as a Chemopreventive Agent for Cancer: a New Hope?
 
Creator Miladiyah, Isnatin
 
Subject Inflammation; Cancer; Aspirin
 
Description Introduction: inflammation has been shown to play a major role in the pathogenesis of cancer. Inflammatory process activates the immune system through pro-inflammatory mediators and subsequent triggers transformation into malignant cells. Some tumors or cancers has been associated with chronic infections, such as hepatitis B and C viruses (hepatocellular carcinoma), human papilloma virus (cervical cancer), Helicobacter pylori (gastric cancer and lymphoma), and prostatitis (prostate cancer). A considerable study have investigated the benefits of aspirin for the prevention and treatment of cancer or tumors. Objectives: This paper aims to describe the relationship between inflammation and cancer incidence, so that use of aspirin as an anti-inflammatory agent is a rational choice in the treatment and prevention of cancer. Conclusion: Aspirin potential for chemoprevention of various types of cancer. Considering the high risk of side effects of aspirin, aspirin is not intended as a routine therapy to prevent the occurrence of cancer.
 
Publisher Fakultas Kedokteran; Universitas Islam Sultan Agung (UNISSULA)
 
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Date 2016-01-04
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://jurnal.unissula.ac.id/index.php/sainsmedika/article/view/605
10.26532/sainsmed.v6i2.605
 
Source Sains Medika; Vol 6, No 2 (2015): July-December 2015; 65-70
2339-093X
2085-1545
10.26532/sainsmed.v6i2
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://jurnal.unissula.ac.id/index.php/sainsmedika/article/view/605/535
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2016 Sains Medika
 

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