Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
IARC Handbooks on Cancer Prevention, Volume 1
IARC Nonserial Publication
IARC
ISBN-13    9789283230014 ISBN-10    9283230019
Order Number    17600005   
Price    CHF    45.00 / US$    54.00 Developing countries:    CHF    31.50
English     1997        202   pages
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The objective of the Handbooks programme is the preparation of critical reviews and evaluations of evidence on the cancer-preventive and other relevant properties of a wide range of potential cancer-preventive agents and strategies by international working groups of experts. In this volume on non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs the following drugs are reviewed: Aspirin, Sulindac, Piroxicam and Indomethacin. For each drug, their chemical and physical characteristics, occurence, production, use, analysis and human exposure, metabolism, kinetics and genetic variation are studied, as well as their cancer-preventive effects, other beneficial effects, carcinogenicity and other toxic effects. A summary of data and recommendations for research are provided at the end.