ASA and Pancreatic Cancer, Depression, Familial Risk

June 27, 2014 9:48 PM

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The benefits of regular aspirin use may extend to prevention of pancreatic cancer, according to a retrospective review of data from a cohort study.

Regular aspirin users had a 48% reduction in the odds of developing pancreatic cancer as compared with nonusers. The benefits existed for use of low and regular strength aspirin, and the risk of pancreatic cancer decreased as the number of years of aspirin use increased.

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