Celebrex (chemical name: celecoxib)


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(SELL-uh-breks)

A drug that reduces pain swelling. Research is looking to see if it can help fight cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents. This family also includes aspirin and ibuprofen.

For more information, see Breastcancer.org's Pain Medications page.

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Audio contributed by: Tom Brokaw

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