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STICs and STONes: A Randomised, Phase II, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Aspirin in Chemoprevention of Ovarian Cancer in Women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations [ 2017 - 2021 ]

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[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1122290]

Researchers: Prof Kelly-Anne Phillips (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Alison Brand Prof Amit Oza A/Pr Clare Scott Dr Colin Stewart
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Brief description Women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene abnormality are at increased risk of ovary and fallopian tube (O&FT) cancers and often have their O&FTs removed to prevent cancer. Microscopic cancers are often seen at the time of surgery. Some studies suggest that aspirin might reduce O&FT cancer risk. This study will assign women to daily aspirin or placebo for 6-24 months before their preventive O&FT surgery. It will provide a better understanding of how O&FT cancers start and the influence aspirin may have.

Funding Amount $AUD 669,715.34

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