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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not sure of your : Question but a precancerous polyp regardless of the location in the colon is concern for futue polyp/cancer development especially if high grade dyspl ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Colon Polyp: A polyp in the colon is not a disease. A polyp is a growth on the surface of the lining of the colon. Some can lead to cancer and some are benign. ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not a disease: Neasrly all colon cancers start off as a polyps, however most polyps are benign. Both benign and malignant polyps can eventually cause bleeding, pain, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
NO: If you remove it and follow your doctor's advice
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Surgical removal: During endoscopy most of the polyps could be removed with out surgery through the colonoscope , some times if it is very big, no pedicle , has maligna ... Read More
A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
30 years experience General Surgery
Pre-cancerous: As opposed to a hyperplastic polyp, an adenomatous polyp is the type of growth in your colon that can become cancerous over time. Variants such as vi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Varies: Some colon polyps are cancer from the start and others are precancerous and if not removed can become malignant. All polyps found at colonoscopy shoul ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Hallett
28 years experience Radiology
Have it removed...: You should have these removed. If totally removed and no evidence of cancer, no need to further worry about that polyp. Left alone, a percentage could ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Sort of the same: An adenomatous polyp is not cancer so by definition is "benign" although it harbors the potential of becoming malignant with time. Not all benign poly ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Very common: For people 50 years and older is very common.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Removal: Colon polyps are precancerous...So they must be removed which can be done easily through a procedure called colonoscopy and polypectomy.
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