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

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Polyp growth is

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.

In brief: Polyp growth is

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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