A 37-year-old male asked:
I had two tubular adnomas removed in '09 at 33, one hyperplastic and one tubular adenoma removed in '12. am i likely to get colon cancer. no fam hstry?
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Pathology 29 years experience
tubular adenomas: The fact that you have tubular adenomas at such an early age probably does slightly raise your lifetime risk of colon carcinoma. However, now that you know you can have careful followup and screening to make sure all adenomas are removed before they can develop into colon cancer.
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