Aspirin use said to reduce breast cancer risk

Regular use of aspirin may reduce a woman's risk of breast cancer, a study says. A 26% decrease in the risk of hormone receptor positive breast cancer, the most common type, was reported for regular aspirin users, with the strongest correlation noted for women who took seven or more aspirin tablets a week, and the effect was greater in menopausal women than pre-menopausal women. However, doctors warn against self-prescribing aspirin and say more research is needed.

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