Incidence of cancer in patients with large colorectal polyps lower than previously thought

Posted by on June 30, 2016 3:53 pm
Categories: health

For the majority of patients with large or difficult to remove colorectal polyps (growths in the colon), the incidence of cancer is actually lower than previously thought, and using more advanced endoscopic techniques that spare the colon may be a better, safer alternative to a traditional operation in certain cases, according to study results.

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