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Bariatric Surgery Reduces Cancer Risk

Study Shows a 78% Decreased Risk of Cancer

In this video bariatric surgeon Dr. Nicholas Christou of the McGill University Health Center in Canada discusses a study that he conducted that shows that bariatric surgery reduces your relative risk of developing cancer.  In the study, Dr. Christou compared over 1,000 morbidly obese patients that had bariatric surgery with a comparable number of severely obese patients that did not have surgery. The results of the five-year study were impressive, with the weight loss surgery patients showing a 78% lower overall risk of cancer compared to the control group.  The study further…

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The Ultimate Beginner Plan

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From the Bariatric Surgery Journals

  • I'm shocked and remarkably pleased with the surprise benefit of my bypass surgery.  My husband has lost 15 pounds, and we have already been outside enjoying activities that we have never done before.  I have also inspired 4 of my loved ones to make healthier choices in their lives.  What a ...

From the Message Boards

  • i year ann. posted by rhonda
    I have lost 90 lbs. feel good, I have more energy, I have 25 more lbs i want to lose. walk alot and take a phillips colon probiotic daily. and mix benifiber and miralax till your stools bcome normal. and don't have a hyena hyernia fixed the same time as your sleeve i just about died from it.



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