Over-The-Counter Meds Show Promise As Cancer Drug

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Monday, January 28th
Could common aspirin and ibuprofen be the key to surviving head and neck cancer?

A new UCSF study finds regular use of the medication can scientifically improve survival rates for a third or more of patients whose cancer contains the specific altered gene, known as PIK3CA.

For more KCBS Radio's Jon Bristow and Melissa Culross spoke with Dr. Jennifer Grandis, UCSF professor of otolaryngology and senior author of the paper.