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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Pre-cancer lesion: An adenoma is a lesion that is a precursor to cancer. If left alone, it may progress to a cancerous lesion.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Adenoma: Adenoma = a type of benign tumor.
A member asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience in Medical Oncology
Maybe: Not necessarily. Depend on liavtiim and symptoms. Observation may be ok depending on location.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Surgery: Surgery is the best treatment for pituitary adenomas unless it is one that produces prolactin, in which case, a pill (medication) might be able to shr ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
In ducts: "acinar" cells are cells that secrete a substance into a duct. An adenoma is a benign growth. Acinar adenomas are benign tumors most commonly found ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience in Medical Oncology
Growth in the colon: It is a type of polyp or growth in the colon which is usually removed at colonoscopy. These can develop into more serious cancers if not removed.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Not always : But not an easy question. Smaller lesions (<5cm) can usually be followed off ocp and it may regress. Any symptomatic lesion should be removed.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Pleomorphic adenoma: If you mean pleomorphic adenoma of the salivary gland, the chance of recurrence is low. Only if a part o the tumor does not get removed will it recur. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fareeha Siddiqui
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Excess of Hormones: If the adrenal gland tumor/adenoma is producing excess of hormones, then it is called functional. The hormone levels can be easily measured in the blo ... Read More

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