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I've had ovarian cancer when I was younger, am I more likely to get colon polyps?
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Dr. Ricardo Estape
Gynecology - Oncology
In brief: No
The majority of ovarian cancers that young women get (germ cell tumors or stromal cell tumors) are not associated with colon cancer or colon polyps.

In brief: No
The majority of ovarian cancers that young women get (germ cell tumors or stromal cell tumors) are not associated with colon cancer or colon polyps.
Dr. Ricardo Estape
Dr. Ricardo Estape
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
In brief: Not likely
Ovarian cancer occurs in the female reproductive system and is not likely to cause an increase in colonic polyps as the colon is a separate and distinct part of the gastro-intestinal system.

In brief: Not likely
Ovarian cancer occurs in the female reproductive system and is not likely to cause an increase in colonic polyps as the colon is a separate and distinct part of the gastro-intestinal system.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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