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Low-Dose Aspirin Lowers Cancer Mortality

A new study shows the pain reliever may decrease cancer deaths by up to 31 percent

A new study shows that taking low-dose aspirin regularly may reduce the risk of dying from colorectal cancer by up to 31 percent. The study also found that people who took aspirin on a regular basis had a significantly lower … Continue reading

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One in Four Cancer Deaths Are Linked to Smoking

American Cancer Society links smoking to over 165,000 deaths in 2014

A new study from the American Cancer Society has confirmed what public health officials have known for a long time — smoking kills. Published in the Oct. 23, 2016 issue of JAMA, the study found that 29 percent of U.S. … Continue reading

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The Confusing Truth About Increasing Cancer Rates

The increased incidence of cancer is not as startling as it seems

There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that the incidence of cancer is increasing worldwide. According to recent statistics from the National Cancer Institute, men and women in the United States have a lifetime risk of developing some form of cancer … Continue reading

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