Aspirin may boost survival among older colon cancer patients

12/9/2012 | Reuters

Colon cancer patients aged 70 and older who took low-dose aspirin regularly had a better chance of surviving than non-aspirin users, according to a Dutch study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. The impact of aspirin on survival was more pronounced among those with more advanced cancer as well as those who didn't get chemotherapy, researchers said.

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