Study finds possible link between NSAID use and lower melanoma risk

04/5/2011 | Reuters

Taking a weekly aspirin may provide some protection against melanoma, according to a small study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Other nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen may give similar protection. However, the study was not a controlled trial, and other studies have found no evidence that NSAIDs protect against melanoma.

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