Colon Cancer

bgaylz
on 6/7/19 11:20 pm

Hello,

Did anyone get colon cancer after having WLS (Gastric Sleeve)? Note: To be clear I'm not saying WLS cause the colon cancer.

Thank You

Ajeffries
on 6/11/19 10:26 am
VSG on 01/27/16

I never got colon cancer. I would think loosing weight would decrease your risk of cancer as obesity has been a factor shown to increase the likelihood of cancer. With all of that fat storage, it's basically a giant hormone storage tank in the fat cells.

bgaylz
on 6/18/19 6:50 pm

Hi Ajeffries,

I was thinking the something.I had the gastic sleeve in 2013. I had stage 1 colon cancer,but didn't need further treatment after the mass was removed. Some people say it's from eating a lot of beef. I stop eating beef in 2014. Anyway Thank God I'm cured!

White Dove
on 6/11/19 11:58 am

I googled it and there is an increased risk of colon cancer after weight loss surgery.

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bgaylz
on 6/18/19 6:41 pm

White Dove ,

Thank for your response.

I had stage 1 colon cancer once the mass was removed I didn't need any further surgery. Thank God!!

happyteacher
on 6/18/19 2:30 pm

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bgaylz
on 6/18/19 6:33 pm

Thank You,

happyteacher for the email.

I had stage 1 colon cancer. After the mass was remove I didn't need any further treatment. Hallelujah!!!!

White Dove
on 6/18/19 8:04 pm

So glad it was caught and taken care of early

Real life begins where your comfort zone ends

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