An aspirin a day helps reduce risk of cancer, while habitual use of NSAIDs such as ibuprofen increase the risk. Photo: Shutterstock

Low-dose aspirin use can reduce risk of cancer and stroke, study shows

  • Aspirin’s anti-inflammatory and platelet-lowering properties are key to reducing risk of a number of cancers
  • The drug cuts the risk of ovarian cancer by 23 per cent; similar use of ibuprofen increases cancer risk
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An aspirin a day helps reduce risk of cancer, while habitual use of NSAIDs such as ibuprofen increase the risk. Photo: Shutterstock
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