Low-dose aspirin and prostate cancer-specific mortality

A newly published article — and an associated editorial — in the Annals of Internal Medicine has addressed the possible benefits of taking low-dose aspirin as a method to prevent the progression of newly diagnosed prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Aspirin use and risk for lethal prostate cancer

New data derived from the Physicans’ Health Study have suggested that there is an association between regular aspirin use and avoidance of risk for lethal forms of prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Does adding an aspirin improve outcomes to treatment for localized prostate cancer?

The clinical research community in the UK (with access to relevant government funding) still appears to be able to do the types of trial of older drugs that would rarely if ever get done here in America today. … READ MORE …

No evident impact of regular aspirin on risk for prostate cancer diagnosis

Data in JAMA Oncology, based on a recent analysis of results from the Nurses Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, suggest that daily aspirin may lower risk for gastrointestinal cancers (e.g., colon and rectal cancers) but had no significant impact on risk for prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Can a regular aspirin regimen extend survival of men with prostate cancer?

Another intriguing paper to be presented this week at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium suggests an association between regular aspirin intake and risk for lethal prostate cancer among men already diagnosed with prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Can a daily aspirin prevent recurrence of early stage prostate cancer after first-line treatment?

According to media reports on the BBC’s web site and in The Guardian newspaper in the UK, a new clinical trial to be implemented by the National Health Service (NHS) will explore whether a simple aspirin regimen can be used to help to prevent the recurrence of certain types of early stage cancer following first-line treatment. … READ MORE …

Does regular aspirin therapy improve survival of prostate cancer patients?

An open-access, full text article in the April issue of the Journal of Urology addresses long-standing questions about the impact of regular aspirin use on the long-term outcomes of men diagnosed with and treated for prostate cancer. … READ MORE