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Medicine: Cancer and Aspirin #981839

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 06, 2010
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jennifer Ashton) Provocative study findings that an aspirin a day can cut the risk of death from cancer examined; study statistics on specific cancers cited. [London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Tom MEADE†- comments on aspirin reducing the death rate.] A cautionary statement about aspirin use from the American Cancer Society quoted. [Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dr. Clifford HUDIS†- comments on the aspirin/cancer evidence.] The side effects of aspirin discussed.

Smith, Harry;
Ashton, Jennifer

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