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Women, aspirin & cancer

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"Extended aspirin use may be associated with significantly increased cancer risk among women," Eva Schernhammer, MD, Harvard University Medical School, et al., reported at a meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Phoenix Oct. 26-30. Among 88,378 participants in the Nurses' Health Study, researchers identified 161 cases of pancreatic cancer in previously cancer-free individuals. The risk increased 58% for women who took aspirin twice a week or more for more than 20 years. "These findings, if confirmed, add another variable to the complex risk-benefit profile of aspirin," Schernhammer cautioned...

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