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Is it possible for me to have colon cancer without polyps?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Yes

Get checked.

In brief: Yes

Get checked.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Yes, but uncommon

Vast majority of the colon cancers arise in polyps.
People with inflammatory bowel disease and some with a particular genetic anomaly may develop colon cancer without polyps. Colonoscopy is an effective preventive measure because it allows visualization and removal of polyps.

In brief: Yes, but uncommon

Vast majority of the colon cancers arise in polyps.
People with inflammatory bowel disease and some with a particular genetic anomaly may develop colon cancer without polyps. Colonoscopy is an effective preventive measure because it allows visualization and removal of polyps.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Yes

Not only from polyps , colon cancer can develop as cancers.

In brief: Yes

Not only from polyps , colon cancer can develop as cancers.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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