Daily Aspirin May Prevent Cancer

    ** HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 AM MONDAY, MAY 23 ** In this product image provided by Bayer HealthCare, the packaging for the new Bayer Advanced Aspirin, is shown. Bayer Consumer Care will launch the new, advanced aspirin Monday, May 23, 2011, at retailers across the United States. (AP Photo/Bayer HealthCare)

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    An aspirin a day keeps cancer at bay, if three studies are to be believed. The studies conducted by Oxford University suggest that a daily dose of aspirin may not only prevent cancer in the short term, but also reduces the chance that cancer will spread to other organs by up to 50 percent. Previous studies showed that taking an aspirin a day reduces the chance of getting cancer in the long term.

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