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
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

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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
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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