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An aspirin a day keeps metastasis at bay

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Science Translational Medicine  17 Apr 2019:
Vol. 11, Issue 488, eaax1728
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aax1728

Abstract

Aspirin’s inhibition of COX-1/thromboxane A2 prevents metastasis by blocking adhesion between platelets, circulating tumor cells, and the endothelium.

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