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Pancreatic cancer is associated with long term use of aspirin

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7431.70-h (Published 09 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:70
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Toronto

    Women who regularly use aspirin over a long period may be increasing their risk of having pancreatic cancer, says an 18 year study of almost 90 000 women in the United States taking part in the nurses' health study.

    The authors, led by Dr Eva Schernhammer, of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, conclude that their findings contradict other research …

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