Aspirin may cut pancreatic cancer risk

June 28, 2014 9:55 AM

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Aspirin may cut pancreatic cancer risk

A new study adds to the evidence that low-dose aspirin, known to reduce the risk for heart disease, may also reduce the risk for pancreatic cancer.

In a five-year study, published online in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers compared aspirin use in 362 pancreatic cancer patients with 690 randomly chosen controls.

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