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Aspirin May Lower Risk of Skin Cancer in Women

Posted on 03/12/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthOlder women who took aspirin at least twice a week had a lower risk of developing melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, a new study finds. The study, published in the journal Cancer, looked at melanoma in about 60,000 Caucasian women ages 50 to 79, reported National Public Radio (NPR). (Researchers focused on light-skinned people because they’re at the highest risk for this type of cancer.) Over a 12-year period — and after controlling for risk factors like tanning and …