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Is Unexplained Weight Loss a Sign of Cancer?

By Adrienne Santos-Longhurst — 2019

Many people associate unexplained weight loss with cancer. Though unintentional weight loss can be a warning sign of cancer, there are other reasons for unexplained weight loss as well.

Read on www.healthline.com

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