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Author Topic: Daily Aspirin May Reduce Liver Cancer Risk  (Read 3232 times)

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Offline Hep Editors

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Daily Aspirin May Reduce Liver Cancer Risk
« on: November 13, 2017, 10:39:18 am »
Taking an aspirin a day—often recommended to help prevent heart disease—may also lower the risk of liver cancer, according to a study presented at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Liver Meeting, held this week in Washington, DC.

In a study of people with chronic hepatitis B in Taiwan, those who used aspirin therapy were nearly 40 percent less likely to develop hepatocellular carcinoma than those who did not take daily aspirin.

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Offline Lynn K

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Re: Daily Aspirin May Reduce Liver Cancer Risk
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2017, 03:16:00 pm »
Because I have cirrhosis and a low platelet count I have been told to avoid meds like aspirin and NSAID’s as they can increase risk of bleeding. I don’t believe this will be of assistance to those of us with cirrhosis.
Genotype 1a
1978 contracted, 1990 Dx
1995 Intron A failed
2001 Interferon Riba null response
2003 Pegintron Riba trial med null response
2008 F4 Cirrhosis Bx
2014 12 week Sov/Oly relapse
10/14 fibroscan 27 PLT 96
2014 24 weeks Harvoni 15 weeks Riba
5/4/15 EOT not detected, ALT 21, AST 20
4 week post not detected, ALT 26, AST 28
12 week post NOT DETECTED (07/27/15)
ALT 29, AST 27 PLT 92
24 week post NOT DETECTED! (10/19/15)
44 weeks (3/11/16)  fibroscan 33, PLT 111, HCV NOT DETECTED!
I AM FREE!

 


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