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Long-term use of aspirin can reduce the risk of several major types of gastrointestinal cancer and some non-gastrointestinal cancers, a 10-year population-based study has found

Patients prescribed long-term aspirin showed a 47% reduction in liver and oesophageal cancer incidence; 38% reduction for gastric cancer; 34% reduction for pancreatic cancer; and 24% reduction in colorectal cancer incidence