Will an aspirin a day keep skin cancer away?
A new Danish study published in the journal Cancer finds those who took aspirin or ibuprofen daily for at least three years were less apt to suffer from malignant melanoma or squamous cell carcinoma, Good Morning America reports.
“The risk reduction was greatest among long-term and high-intensity users, suggesting a cumulative and dose-dependent, protective effect,” the authors write, according to the news program.
Experts say further study is needed, and they recommend continuing to slather on sunscreen, GMA adds. But we just might have to be sure to tuck a bottle of Advil into our beach bags anyway.
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