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09 June 2016

OTC medication and cancer

An every-day over-the-counter medication might have some surprising cancer fighting properties. Although more research is needed, the scientific evidence currently available suggests that people who suffer from bowel, breast or prostate cancer may benefit from taking low doses of aspirin on a regular basis in combination with their more conventional cancer treatments. Doing so, patients receiving cancer treatment, could increase their chance of survival by up to 20%. Taking small quantities of the drug may also help stop their cancer from spreading.

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