Aspirin May Protect Women Against Skin Cancer


By Molly Clifton

Aspirin may reduce a woman’s chances of developing melanoma.

New research in the journal Cancer looked at nearly 60,000 women for about 12 years.

The study found women who used aspirin had a 21 percent lower risk of melanoma.

Women who used aspirin for five years or longer had a 30 percent lower risk.

Researchers did not find the same link when they looked at other pain medications like acetaminophen.

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