Taking aspirin may lower risk of colon cancer, researchers say

10/27/2011 | USA Today

U.K. researchers tracked nearly 1,000 patients with Lynch syndrome, a genetic disorder that predisposes people to develop colorectal cancer, and found a 63% reduced risk of colorectal cancer among those who took aspirin for at least two years. Also, women who took aspirin had a lower risk of endometrial cancer, study co-author Tim Bishop said. The findings were published online by The Lancet.

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