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A 27-year-old female asked:

I had a sessile serrate adenoma0.7x0.4x0.2 cmonly 27/f no history cancer in family! why? so scared as its precancerous what can i do to not get more polyp

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Dumb luck: These just happen. They have a slight tendency to presage cancer. You'd do well to get a colonoscopy from time to time and if you do this, your chances of getting a really nasty colon cancer are greatly reduced. Easy does it, comply and don't panic.

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Last updated Jul 28, 2013

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