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COX-2 inhibitors in NSCLC: never-ending story or misplaced?

Authors: Alex Martinez-Marti, Alejandro Navarro, Enriqueta Felip

Abstract

The relationship between inflammation and cancer is not a new concept (1-4). In the 19th century, professor Virchow hypothesized that chronic inflammation could be crucial in the origin of cancer process, mainly due to maintained tissue injury causing enhancement of cell proliferation.