Archive for August, 2009

Aspirin in colorectal cancer – a new trick for an old dog

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

A new study published in JAMA this week has shown that in patients with colorectal cancer, taking an aspirin a day after diagnosis reduces the risk dying from the cancer or from any cause by at least 20%.  Taking aspirin before diagnosis, however, did not have any effect of prognosis. It has been known for […]