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 ...
Bariatric surgery linked to lower risk of skin cancers
By Mardi Chapman
7 Nov 2019