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Aspirin can cut cancer risk in over 40s December 1, 2009

Posted by paripl110707 in High Levels, Several Types of Cancer, Small Tablet.
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Good morning everyone.  Even it’s only a small tablet, it’s very useful not only to hose who have heart ailments but also it cuts cancer risk.  I want to share with you what I have read about the aspirin.  I’m sure most of you are aware of this tablet.  

A new study says that a daily dose of aspirin in your 40s could cut the risk of developing cancer later in life, a new study claims.

Lancet Oncology advise taking aspirin at any age before cancer begins to develop – and for at least ten years it would maximize the drug’s potential to prevent the fatal disease.

The drug blocks the effects of the COX enzymes – proteins involved in inflammation and found at unusually high levels in several types of cancer.

Professor Jack Cuzick of the Cancer Research UK Centre for Epidemiology at Queen Mary, University of London, said: “Taking aspirin regularly in your mid-40s could maximize the effect this drug has on preventing cancer.  Taking aspirin at this age, which is about the time pre-cancerous lesions usually begin to develop, may be the best time to stop the disease progressing.



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