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Right Hemicolectomy Surgery Flat Polyp Cancer
56 y/o female visible blood in urine on/off Cyscoscopy today. Polyps found. Day surgery scheduled. Urologist said he would bet the house not cancer. From experience can he tell if yes or no?
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Endoscopy done, multiple sessile polyps 3-6cm in size in entire stomach. Does this require surgery? Sessile mean cancer?
Do U mean mm not cm?: Multiple diminutive to small sessile polyps of the stomach, as may often be seen with prolonged use of acid suppression therapy, are typically glandular & therefore of little clinical concern. However, if your multiple polyps are 3-6 centimeters in size, then they R very concerning--please check with your diagnosing physician as to the histology of these sizable lesions & his/her recommendations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do benign fundic gland polyps turn to cancer? Many in stomach 3-6mm, should I have surgery to remove or stop Prilosec Grandpa died from stomach cancer
No: These type of polyps do not turn to cancer. That doesn't mean the cancer couldn't develop. Just the fact that your grandfather had stomach cancer does not pose a great risk to you most likely. Follow the recommendations of the doctor that did the endoscopy. If you're worried, you could always have the study Repeated In five years or so. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Last may had a right hemicolectomy remove hgd polyp. Try schedule a 1st annual scope for april but surgeon wants a consult to see if 2nd scope needed?
Not necessarily: ...As some polyps do not develop into cancer. That said, if you have "many" polyps, it may be to your benefit to visit a specialist in cancer genetics. Some folks carry inherited traits (genes) that lead to polyposis and different kinds of cancers. Talk to your pcp or gastroenterologist about this. ...Read more
What do you advise if i was told that I have many polyps and a flat polyp on the right side of my colon. Could that mean cancer?
Is endoscopic mucosal resection for a flat difficult colon polyp more dangerous that traditional surgery to remove that section of the colon?
Polyp: Endoscpic mucosal resection is safe in the proper hands. It is an outpatient procedure and does not require general amesthesia, follow up dpends on histopathology. ...Read more
Hysteroscopy 10/2/13 biopsy nrml u/s 9/24/14 normal, u/s 4/28/15 2 cm polyp 5/27 hysteroscopy remove poly/d&c no results yet I am petrified cancer ?
I went in for ultrasound for polyps and they found a 1.4 paraovarian complex cyst. Should I be concerned about cancer? She wants another U/S in August
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