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Daily aspirin can cut bowel cancer deaths

6th August 2014

A review of evidence suggests daily aspirin can reduce chance of developing or dying from bowel and stomach cancers.

Scientists predict some 122,000 deaths could be prevented if everyone aged 50 and over in the UK took the drug for 10 years.

However, medical advice must be sought before using it as aspirin can cause internal bleeding.

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