Repurposing Drugs for use in Oncology

A new research paper has looked at commonly used drugs that can be repurposed to help fight cancer. One example is the common used indigestion medicine cimetidine, which can help treat colorectal cancer. Medical professionals already know cimetidine is safe, from various trials and many years of use....

Can Aspirin Reduce Pancreatic Cancer Risk?

Researchers continue to look for links between aspirin and cancer after a series of recent research projects have found positive outcomes from aspirin consumption. We already know that aspirin consumption can help prevent certain types of cancer and aspirin may also be of use in the treatment of colon...

Aspirin May Help Colon Cancer Prognosis

According to a new study, the prognosis of patients with colon cancer may be improved by simply consuming aspirin! The research looked at close to 1000 patients with colon cancer over a number of years and determined that of those who took aspirin regularly, 37.9% died compared to 48.5% for people who did...

Aspirin To Prevent Cancer

You might have heard that taking an aspirin each day can help you reduce your likelihood of heart stroke and heart attack, now there’s one additional motive to consider using a daily aspirin. A number of important new research projects strongly suggest that aspirin prevents certain cancers, and may...