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A 49-year-old female asked:

If i had a high dysplasia polyp that was removed, what are my chances of getting another. how long does it take a polyp to turn into cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Dysplastic, hi: Grade polyps increase chances. Not a sure thing, but the risk means more regular look endoscopically, possible testing for genetic risks of family members. Nothing is sure in medicine, the prep is the most unpleasant aspects of colonoscopy.

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Last updated May 14, 2018

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