A daily dose of aspirin could cut bowel cancer deaths by 40%, according to new research.
Scientists at Queen Mary's Centre for Cancer Prevention also found:
- Bowel cancer rates could be cut by 35% and deaths by 40%.
- Rates of stomach cancer could be reduced by 30% and deaths by 35%.
- Oesophageal cancer rates could be cut by 30% and deaths by 50%.
- Rates of lung and prostate could fall by 5% and 10% and deaths from both by 15%.
- Breast cancer rates could reduce by 10% and mortality by 5%.
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