Aspirin May Lower Melanoma Risk

A study has found that aspirin may hold properties that help reduce the risk of several different kinds of cancer. The study, conducted at Stanford University, found the taking aspirin frequently significantly lowers the risk of developing melanoma, a type of skin cancer that is increasing among Americans. Researchers have found that inflammation may increase cancer risks and aspirin is an anti-inflammatory drug. Assistant professor of dermatology at Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Jean Tang said, “Aspirin also seems to specifically promote tumor cell death in certain cells, and one [type] are melanoma cells.” More here

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