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Women prescribed aspirin after a diagnosis of breast cancer had an almost 50% decreased risk of all-cause mortality, and a greater than 50% decreased risk of breast cancer specific mortality after adjusting for age, socioeconomic status, TNM stage, tumour grade, estrogen receptor status, surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, adjuvant endocrine therapy and aspirin use pre-diagnosis.



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