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I have a postnasal drip of many decades. I've been taking 80mg aspirin as a preventive for possible esophageal cancer. Should I do this daily?
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
4 doctors agree
In brief: No data
There is no data that daily consumption of Aspirin prevents esophageal cancer.

In brief: No data
There is no data that daily consumption of Aspirin prevents esophageal cancer.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Esophageal CA & ASA
I am sorry but I do not understand the relation of PND and esophageal cancer.
There have been studies suggesting a protective association of Aspirin and esophageal cancer. The risks of Aspirin therapy such as bleeding and ulcer formation should be weighed against the benefits.

In brief: Esophageal CA & ASA
I am sorry but I do not understand the relation of PND and esophageal cancer.
There have been studies suggesting a protective association of Aspirin and esophageal cancer. The risks of Aspirin therapy such as bleeding and ulcer formation should be weighed against the benefits.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Alain Ades
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: No
Aspirin does not prevent esophageal cancer.

In brief: No
Aspirin does not prevent esophageal cancer.
Dr. Alain Ades
Dr. Alain Ades
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