The general saying is "an apple a day will keep the doctor away." But it turns out what they really meant was an Aspirin a day can keep cancer away.
Preventative measures for cancer are always being searched for. Every year, more than 8.2 million people die from cancer. If scientists were able to find something that could help prevent the disease, millions of lives could be saved.
One new study shows that Aspirin can drastically decrease your chances of getting cancer. Researchers studied more than 600,000 people, making it the largest cancer study to date.
They followed the patients and studied the links between taking Aspirin daily for seven years. The results they got back were promising.