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How fast do colon polyps grow?

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But tend to grow slowly & that is why colonoscopy surveillance is recommended every 5 years with risks or every 10 years if no colon cancer risk factors.
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Dr. Peter Baiocco answered:

How fast do colon tumors grow?

Generally slowly

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No 2 tumors grow at the same rate. In general colon tumors are very slow growing
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Dr. Eric Kaplan answered:

How fast can colon polyps grow?

Relatively

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slowly. usually from a single cell to a polyps the size of a pencil eraser takes 2-3 years, but there can be a wide degree of variability in both benign and malignant polyps.
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Dr. You Sung Sang answered:

How fast fo colon polyps grow back?

Not very

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If completely removed, they should not come back at the same site. Polyps are slow growing - unless you have an inherited Colon Cancer syndrome. That is why is most cases we recommend coming back in 5 years for most people with colon polyps.
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi answered:

Is a colon polyp more likely to grow fast if it's cancerous? I had a colonoscopy last year with no polyps, had a very large polyp removed today

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Since you were negative a year ago, you must have bled to warrant re-exam. Rapid growth is a sign of cancer. I note you do not use. 81 mg aspirin that may inhibit polyp transformation and growth.
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How fast does colon cancer grow?

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Usually colon cancer develops slowly, over a period of years. This is part of why colonoscopy is an effective screening test. As an area progresses from normal to abnormal to frankly cancerous it could certainly begin to grow/spread faster but usually colon cancer isn't that fast. This is also part of why colon cancer is curable in a great many patients. But it's still possible to spread quickly.
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Dr. ROBERT Uyeda answered:

Type of colon polyp that is fast growing?

Depends on size and

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how fast it is growing. It could be cancer, so it probably should be removed. Consult with your GI specialist.
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How fast would colon cancer grow in a 62 year old man?

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It depends more on the cell type of the cancer than the person's age. Usually colon cancers grow fairly slowly, but some can have a more aggressive cell type.
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How long a colon polyps take to grow back, after it is removed?

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Exact rate&density of polyp growth to malignant transformation is virtually unknown due to so many variables, earlier studies the mean doubling time 130 days (53-1570) 5mm polyps increases size 5-9mmm mean mass decreases as some of the polyps spontaneously regress. If polyp is removed completely will not come back in the same spot
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Dr. Eric Kaplan answered:

Colon polyps. how long does it take for them to grow and what is the treatment?

Polyp growth is

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variable but to go from a single cell to a polyp the size of an eraser can take 2-3 years. The treatment is removal of all polyps to rule out malignancy or pre-malignancy during a colonoscopy
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