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adenomatous polyp

[ad-no-muh-tus or ad-uh-NO-muh-tus pa-lip]a benign (not cancer) growth of abnormal glandular cells on the inner lining of an organ such as the colon. These can become cancer, so they are usually removed when found. For example, 3 types of adenomatous polyps that can grow in the colon are tubular, villous, and tuberovillous adenomas. In each type, the cells are arranged differently, but there is some overlap so that an adenoma can have both tubular and villous features. See also glandular cells, hyperplastic polyp, inflammatory polyp, polyp, tubular adenoma, tubulovillous adenoma, villous adenoma.

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... if I have an adenoma, such as a sessile serrated adenoma, traditional serrated
adenoma, or an adenomatous polyp? These types of polyps are not ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/colonpathology/colon-polyps-sessile-or-traditional-serrated-adenomas

Risk factors for colorectal cancer

... are at increased risk of adenomatous polyps and colorectal ... and a special type
of polyp in their ... with this syndrome develop colon polyps which will ...

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... to cancer, my report says elsewhere in the colon there are also other adenomas
or polyps such as adenomatous polyp (adenoma), sessile serrated ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/colonpathology/adenocarcinoma-starting-in-a-colon-polyp

Cancer Glossary

... adenoma. See also adenomatous polyp, colon, polyp, tubular adenoma,
tubulovillous adenoma, villous adenoma. virtual ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=v

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... syndrome are at increased risk for adenomatous polyps and cancer and ... or
a large (1 cm +) adenoma, or any ... 3 years after the polyps are removed. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations

What are the risk factors for colorectal cancer?

... are at increased risk of adenomatous polyps and colorectal ... and a special type
of polyp in their ... with this syndrome develop colon polyps which will ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-risk-factors

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... If entire adenoma has been removed, further ... Familial adenomatous polyposis
(FAP) diagnosed by genetic ... tests diagnostic if a polyp or growth is ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection-recommendations

Colorectal Cancer Early Detection

... condition in which people are at increased risk of adenomatous polyps and
colorectal ... If a pre-cancerous polyp (an adenoma) or colorectal ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003170-pdf.pdf

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... syndrome are at increased risk for adenomatous polyps and cancer and ... or
a large (1 cm +) adenoma, or any ... 3 years after the polyps are removed. ...

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American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... syndrome are at increased risk for adenomatous polyps and cancer and ... or
a large (1 cm +) adenoma, or any ... 3 years after the polyps are removed. ...

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