Table 5

Risk of lung cancer in association with regular aspirin use – Effect of histology – Roswell Park Cancer Institute, 1982–1998.

Controls (n = 935)

Adeno-carcinoma (n = 293)

Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)

Squamous Cell (n = 307)

Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)

Large Cell (n = 122)

Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)

Small Cell (n = 157)

Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)

Controls (n = 935)

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer3 (n = 711)

Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)


Non-User

768

247

1.0

264

1.0

108

1.0

142

1.0

768

602

1.0

Regular User2

167

46

0.70 (0.46–1.06)

43

0.70 (0.41–1.18)

14

0.52 (0.27–1.00)

12

0.32 (0.16–0.63)

167

109

0.62 (0.45–0.86)


1 Odds ratio adjusted for age, education, and packyears of cigarettes 2 Regular use was defined as self-reported use at least once a week for at least one year 3 Includes patients with adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and large cell carcinoma

Moysich et al. BMC Cancer 2002 2:31   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-2-31

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