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Small doses of aspirin 'can significantly reduce' bowel cancer risk

Publié par Clifford Armion le 22/10/2010

Denis Campbell

"A small daily dose of aspirin can significantly cut the risk of getting or dying from bowel cancer, according to research published in the Lancet today.

"The painkiller can reduce by a quarter the chances of being diagnosed with the disease, which is the UK's third most common cancer.

"Regular users are also at a third less risk of dying from it, according to researchers led by Professor Peter Rothwell of Oxford University and Oxford's John Radcliffe hospital. Aspirin could substantially reduce the number of people developing cancer of the colon and rectum, Rothwell confirmed."

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"Small doses of aspirin 'can significantly reduce' bowel cancer risk", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2010. Consulté le 27/01/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/small-doses-of-aspirin-can-significantly-reduce-bowel-cancer-risk