A 49-year-old female asked:
had a tubularvillous adenoma removed in may. showed high grade dysplasia, also 27 lymph nodes negative. would i have to follow up with oncologist?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
No, U don;t have to.: I am puzzled however the fact that you have 27 lymph nodes removed for non cancerous condition. The most important think is really to read the pathology result and really check if there is any evidence of invasive adenocarcinoma/ cancer. Need to follow up with your gastroenterologist and surgeon- update your cancer screening test including a repeat colonoscopy as recommended etc. D/w your doctor.
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 5, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$30 per visit with
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.