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Nov 13

NSAIDS and Paracetamol linked to renal cell cancers

Aspirin and NSAIDs have been associated with a reduced risk of several types of cancer, but that does not appear to be the case with renal cell carcinoma. Paracetamol or non aspirin NSAIDS Analgesic use increased the hazard for renal cell carcinoma by as much as 33%, depending on the drug class as per a large meta-analysis. Aspirin use was not associated with an increased risk of the kidney cancer.

(American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research meeting). 

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