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Aspirin every other day may prevent colon cancer
July 15th, 2013
05:01 PM ET

Aspirin every other day may prevent colon cancer

Many studies have touted the benefits of aspirin, and the latest one has good news for women.

This new research shows that low-dose aspirin may serve as a protection against colorectal cancer. The study was based on a long-term trial in a large group of women, who have been underrepresented in studies on this topic, said lead author Nancy R. Cook, associate biostatistician at Brigham and Women's Hospital and professor at Harvard Medical School. The study is being published this week in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.
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