Aspirin 'can cut bowel cancer death'

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Taking aspirin for any length of time after diagnosis can reduce the odds Credit: Reuters

Aspirin can reduce the chances of dying from bowel cancer by almost a third, according to research.

Patients who took a daily dose of aspirin for at least nine months after being diagnosed with the cancer cut the likelihood of the disease by 30%.

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Aspirin 'can cut cancer death'

New research shows that aspirin can reduce the chances of dying from bowel cancer by almost a third. Patients who took aspirin for at least nine months after diagnosis were 30% less likely to die from the disease.