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Daily aspirin may cut breast cancer risk

May 1, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A National Cancer Institute study says aspirin may play a role in cutting down the risk of breast cancer.Scientists say women who took an aspirin daily, had a 16 percent less risk of getting hormone sensitive breast cancer.

Women who did not take the painkiller on a daily basis, did not see the same benefit.

But researchers caution aspirin can cause serious side effects in some people including ulcers and bleeding.

 

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