Weight loss surgery for women with obesity prevents womb cancer

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 25/10/2018

Media coverage

TitleWeight loss surgery for obese women prevents womb cancer
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date26/10/18
DescriptionDoctors have long known that womb cancer is caused by obesity, however, until now, the effect of losing weight on precancerous changes in the womb have been poorly studied.

The research led by University of Manchester and Salford Royal scientists is published today in International journal of Cancer and funded by the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre.
URLhttps://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/news/weight-loss-surgery-for-obese-women-prevents-womb-cancer/
PersonsAkheel Syed, Emma Crosbie
TitleCan weight loss surgery prevent womb cancer?
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletBusiness Standard
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryUnited States
Date26/10/18
URLhttps://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/can-weight-loss-surgery-prevent-womb-cancer-118102600471_1.html
PersonsAkheel Syed
TitleCan weight loss surgery prevent womb cancer?
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletANI
Date26/10/18
URLhttps://www.aninews.in/news/health/can-weight-loss-surgery-prevent-womb-cancer201810261246480001/
PersonsAkheel Syed
TitleCan weight loss surgery prevent womb cancer?
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletHindustan Times
Country/TerritoryIndia
Date26/10/18
URLhttps://www.hindustantimes.com/health/can-weight-loss-surgery-prevent-womb-cancer/story-kV0Lpo2NHpEyDlOBwKwhXK.html
PersonsAkheel Syed
TitleWeight loss cancer link
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Times
Media typePrint
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date26/10/18
PersonsAkheel Syed, Emma Crosbie
TitleWeight loss surgery for obese women prevents womb cancer
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMedical Xpress
Media typeWeb
Date25/10/18
DescriptionA study of women who had gastric sleeve or bypass surgery for obesity has found that precancerous tissue in their womb reverted to normal tissue when they lost weight.
URLhttps://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-10-weight-loss-surgery-obese-women.html
PersonsAkheel Syed