Cancer surgery can awaken tumor cells, but in mice a cheap pill stops metastasis

Bottles of aspirin and ibuprofen won’t soon be carrying labels saying they reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence after surgery, but that kind of cheap drugstore remedy stemmed metastasis in a startling new study in mice. Although lumpectomy is often curative, in some cases it can activate tiny, distant tumors that had been held in…

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