Weight loss surgery may help lower cancer risk amongst obese people

June 5, 2014 3:40 AM

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Weight loss surgery may help lower cancer risk amongst obese people

Washington, June 5 (ANI): Researchers have said that weight loss surgery could also help reduce the risk of cancer to rates almost similar to those of people of normal weight.

With bariatric surgery, a part of a patient's stomach is reduced to a small pouch. This pouch is attached directly to the small intestine, bypassing most of the rest of the stomach and the upper part of the small intestine to ensure long-term weight loss and to reduce the chances of early deaths due...

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