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Taking low-dose aspirin while undergoing cancer treatment may increase likelihood of survival, study suggests
Newsweek (4/20, Firger) reports that research suggests “taking low-dose aspirin while undergoing cancer treatment may increase a patient’s chance of survival by as much as 20 percent.” The findings (4/21) were published in PLOS ONE. Researchers looked at data from “five randomized trials and 42 observational studies on patients with breast, prostate and colorectal cancers.” The investigators “found there was a significant reduction in mortality in patients who took daily low-dose aspirin.”
Medical Daily (4/20, Baulkman) reports that aspirin also “helped stop the cancer from spreading.” These “findings echo findings from previous studies.”
AMA wire newsletter, April 21, 2016.