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Colon and Rectal Cancer 

Acetylsalicylic acid; Acuprin; Alka-Seltzer; ASA; Ascriptin A/D; Bayer; Bufferin; Easprin; Ecotrin; Empirin; Zorprin 

Cancer of the colon or rectum is often called colorectal cancer. The colon and the rectum are part of the large intestine, which is part of the digestive system. Tumors found in the colon or rectum may be benign (noncancerous) growths of tissue (polyps) or malignant cancerous growths of tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.

A drug that reduces pain, fever, inflammation, and blood clotting. Aspirin belongs to the family of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. It is also being studied in cancer prevention.


Colorectal Cancer as related to Aspirin