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Does weight loss surgery affect colorectal cancer risk?

19:00 EST 3 Dec 2019 | AAAS

(Wiley) Although colorectal cancer is associated with obesity, it is unclear if weight loss surgery impacts the incidence of these tumors. Results from a new study published in the International Journal of Cancer suggest that the risk of colon cancer may be increased in individuals who have undergone such surgery.

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