Dr. Liu explains if having bariatric surgery can prevent cancer.
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According to the statistics, there’s two-fold increase in a lot of the cancers, mainly breast cancer, colon cancer, and the gastrointestinal tract, stomach, gall bladder, bile duct, pancreatic cancer, which have all been linked with higher BMIs. And clearly by reducing that BMI, we should be able to prevent those other cancers, and breast cancer we know for a fact that, if your BMI is high, your survival is worse compared to a person that has a low BMI.
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