Study: Pain meds reduce colon cancer death rate

October 25, 2011 5:04:26 AM PDT
A new study suggests continual use of aspirin or ibuprofen could significantly reduce colorectal cancer deaths in women.

The American Association for Cancer Research found post-menopausal women who took the medications consistently over three years had a 30 percent lower death rate.

But scientists say there's still much more research that needs to be done.