Aspirin Against Breast Cancer


American scientists to ensure that aspirin lowers the risk of developing breast cancer, in addition to the known anticoagulant properties that prevent the heart problems. In a study published by the Journal of the Medical Society of the United States, scientists at the University of Columbia in New York, say that women who consumed the painkiller and similar medicines once a week for six months or more had a 20% lower risk of suffering from breast cancer.

In women who consumed seven or more tablets of aspirin per week, the risk was lower by 2% of cases, they added. ‘These data are added to the growing evidence that supports the regular use of aspirin and other non-steroidal painkillers antiflog√≠sticos as agents for the prevention of breast cancer’, especially among women in menopause, the study indicated.

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