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AACR 2015 /
Long-term, regular aspirin use modestly decreased cancer risk

18th - 22nd Apr 2015

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Published: 01.05.15
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Prof Andrew Chan - Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston USA

Prof Andrew Chan talks to ecancertv at AACR 2015 Philadelphia, USA about long-term aspirin use being associated with a reduced risk in colorectal cancer. Dr Chan also cautions that despite these results, it is premature to recommend general use of aspirin for cancer prevention due to the potential risks associated with it, such as gastrointestinal bleeding.

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Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

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Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

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ecancer Global Foundation