The risk of digestive tract cancers including liver cancer (above) can be reduced by taking aspirin, analysis of over 100 studies shows. Photo: Shutterstock
The risk of digestive tract cancers including liver cancer (above) can be reduced by taking aspirin, analysis of over 100 studies shows. Photo: Shutterstock
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Cancer risk lowered by taking aspirin twice a week, study finds. Digestive tract cancers show best results

  • Taking one or two aspirin a week helps ward off cancer, especially liver, stomach, pancreatic and bowel cancer, according to analysis of more than 100 studies
  • While taking aspirin reduces the risk of cancer, it can increase the risk of ulcers and stomach bleeding, doctors warn

The risk of digestive tract cancers including liver cancer (above) can be reduced by taking aspirin, analysis of over 100 studies shows. Photo: Shutterstock
The risk of digestive tract cancers including liver cancer (above) can be reduced by taking aspirin, analysis of over 100 studies shows. Photo: Shutterstock
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