August 07, 2013

Women: Reduced Risk of Colorectal CA with Low Dose Aspirin

A recent article in the Annals of Internal Medicine, authored by Dr. Nancy Cook, followed 33,682 women, aged 45 years and older, in the Women's Health Study of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, for an average of 10 years.  While analysis showed no association with total cancer, or breast cancer, or lung cancer, those women who took long-term, alternate-day, low-dose aspirin showed a 42% risk reduction for colorectal cancer.

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