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Weight-Loss Surgery Might Also Lower Skin Cancer Risk

09:00 EST 6 Jan 2020 | Drugs.com

MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 -- Weight-loss surgery does more than shed pounds: new research suggests it might also lower your risk for skin cancer. "This provides further evidence for a connection between obesity and malignant skin cancer, and for the view...

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