A 66-year-old male asked:
why would section of colon need to be removed surgically if polyps are found?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Samantha Brown-Parks answered
23 years experience Family Medicine
Prevention: Polyps have a propensity to develop into malignancy. If you have a section of bowel that is full of polyps, it is thought that removal of the section may avoid cancer development.
Answered on Apr 10, 2014
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