Short-term effects of daily aspirin on cancer incidence, mortality, and non-vascular death: analysis of the time course of risks and benefits in 51 randomised controlled trials

@article{Rothwell2012ShorttermEO,
  title={Short-term effects of daily aspirin on cancer incidence, mortality, and non-vascular death: analysis of the time course of risks and benefits in 51 randomised controlled trials},
  author={Peter M. Rothwell and Jacqueline F. Price and F. Gerald R. Fowkes and Alberto Zanchetti and Maria Carla Roncaglioni and Gianni Tognoni and Robert J. Lee and Jill J.F. Belch and Michelle Wilson and Ziyah Mehta and Tom W Meade},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2012},
  volume={379},
  pages={1602-1612}
}

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