Published in Cancer Weekly, March 9th, 2004
Even if the link is real, Hodgkin is too rare a cancer to recommend aspirin as a preventive, scientists caution, since the pills can have side effects. Instead, the research may point toward better understanding of how this cancer forms, important for future work on treatments.
Millions of Americans already take low-dose aspirin to help prevent heart attacks, and studies suggest it also may modestly lower the risk of a few cancers, most notably colon cancer.
Scientists at the Harvard School of...
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