Daily Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Common Type Of Breast Cancer, Study Suggests

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 14:14 in Health & Medicine

Taking aspirin on a daily basis may lower women's risk of a particular type of breast cancer. In a new large study, aspirin use was linked to a small reduction in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers. However, unlike in some previous research, aspirin and related painkillers were not found to reduce the total risk of breast cancer.

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