endocrinology
Obesity

Bariatric surgery linked to lower risk of skin cancers

Bariatric surgery is associated with a reduced incidence of skin cancers including melanoma, a large Swedish study has found. The findings strengthen evidence that obesity is a risk factor for various cancer types and that significant weight loss can modify that risk. The ongoing Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study matched more than 2,000 obese patients ...

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