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Could you prevent breast and colon cancer while on orlistat?

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no evidence for that.

In brief: No

There is no evidence for that.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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Dr. Sean O Donovan
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No, but...

In theory, the blocked fat absorption and oily stools will decrease colon exposure to environmental toxins by hurrying waste through the system (the unpleasant side effect of ally), but other toxins are still present, plus the genetic component, plus other environmental effects (eg.
Smoking) so doubtful it will help! can't even guess about breast cancer though...

In brief: No, but...

In theory, the blocked fat absorption and oily stools will decrease colon exposure to environmental toxins by hurrying waste through the system (the unpleasant side effect of ally), but other toxins are still present, plus the genetic component, plus other environmental effects (eg.
Smoking) so doubtful it will help! can't even guess about breast cancer though...
Dr. Sean O Donovan
Dr. Sean O Donovan
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