Aspirin Reduces Cancer Risk: Is It Time to Include It in Cancer Prevention Guidelines?

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A new report by American Cancer Society scientists says new data showing aspirin's potential role in reducing the risk of cancer death bring us considerably closer to the time when cancer prevention can be included in clinical guidelines for the use of aspirin in preventative care. The report, published early online in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, says even a 10% reduction in overall cancer incidence beginning during the first 10 years of treatment could tip the balance of benefits and risks favorably in average-risk populations.

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American Cancer Society (2012, April 9). Aspirin reduces cancer risk: Is it time to include it in cancer prevention guidelines?. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 10, 2012, from http://www.sciencedaily.comĀ­ /releases/2012/04/120409164525.htm
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