Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within days > Health-in-Motion 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. 0 More: Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within daysHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Sex These 2 factors make the biggest difference in your sexual satisfaction Diet and nutrition SEE: Cut back on salt, or else... Lifestyle Surgery for early prostate cancer might not save your life Medical Can carrots really make you see in the dark? Lifestyle Your pee can reveal your true age News 6 of the biggest health lies told by celebs From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.