Aspirin Cuts Some Cancer Risk 60 Percent, University of Southampton Study

Published: Nov 18, 2011

Taking a regular dose of aspirin reduces the long-term risk of cancer by around 60 percent in people with a family history of the disease. Evidence of the benefits of aspirin has been accumulating for more than 20 years, but new results published in The Lancet are the first from a randomized controlled trial.

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