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What are the chances a sessile serated adenoma will turn into cancer

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Cont to see GI reg: At the present time the medical literature does not have any statistics that would define your chance of getting colon cancer after finding the serrat ... Read More
Dr. Faysal Saab
8 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Low: You need another colonoscopy in 5 years based on the size and type of adenoma you describe, to make sure others do not develop that are larger or diff ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience General Surgery
No chance: Your family history reveals no evidence for lynch syndrome, hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer or other hereditary cancer syndromes based on the in ... Read More
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Dr. Irina Kovatch
13 years experience General Surgery
Defined heredetary: Diagnostic criteria for lynch syndrome are as follows: at least 3 relatives with an hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer -associated cancer, 1 af ... Read More
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: You are concerned about genetic syndromes like lynch syndrome because you had a sessile adenoma at age 27. It is good that you know your family histo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
No: Villous adenomas are benign. They are considered pre-malignant, but not cancer. In-situ is the earliest stage of cancer, Stage 0. The two are definite ... Read More
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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
All Villous Hist rem: Polyp size is a critical biomarker for clinical management.. Cancer was present in about 1% of adenomas smaller than 1 cm, 10% of 1–2 cm adenomas, and ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
5 years: It is some thing you should discuss with your GI doctor. In general getting a repeat colonoscopy in 5 years is safe. You may consult this site for mor ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
adenoma: The vast majority of colon cancers arise from adenomas. Will screen small adenomas are removed before they become malignant. Simply having any adeno ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Current concept even though all adenomas are benign if left alone may transform to malignancy over the time , so they are pre-cancerous , must be ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Colon polyp: Ask your gasteroenterologist, who scoped you. He/she should provide you the answer for repeat colonoscopy, but it is probably no more than 3 years si ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Serrated adenoma: Routine screening , w/ colonoscopy every 1-2 years will pick up early lesions.Healthy diet with fruits and vegetables and fiber is also beneficial ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood: I think you're ok for having no colon cancer. No inflammation in colon found? How much blood is passed? What color is it? Is it very bright red fresh ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unclear: adenoma of what? Generally means benign mass. Adenocarcinoma is a malignancy of various organs.

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