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inflammatory polyp

a type of polyp that commonly occurs with some type of irritation or inflammation of the colon, such as ulcerative colitis. They do not seem to increase the risk of colorectal cancer, though the underlying condition can. See also colon, Crohn’s disease, polyp, ulcerative colitis.

What are the risk factors for colorectal cancer?

... Inflammatory bowel disease is different from irritable bowel ... 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

What is colorectal cancer?

... The chance of changing into a cancer depends on the kind of polyp. ... Hyperplastic
polyps and inflammatory polyps, in general, are not pre ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-what-is-colorectal-cancer

Source: Maryland State Cancer Program, Montgomery County ...

... of Colorectal Cancer or Polyps – Specify: _____ or ... is an adenomatous
polyp or colorectal ... history of inflammatory bowel disease ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/documents/document/acspc-024616.pdf

What is colorectal cancer?

... The chance of changing into a cancer depends upon the kind of polyp. ...
Hyperplastic polyps and inflammatory polyps, in general, are not pre ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-what-is-crc

What is anal cancer? | American Cancer Society

... mucosa or just under it. There are several kinds. Inflammatory polyps
start because of inflammation from injury or infection. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-what-is-anal-cancer

Cancer Glossary

... inflammatory polyp Search. a type of polyp that commonly occurs with some
type of irritation or inflammation of the colon, such as ulcerative colitis. ...

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

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Colorectal cancer or adenomatous polyps in any ... surveillance and management
of inflammatory bowel disease. ... tests diagnostic if a polyp or growth ...

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

Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

... The chance of changing into a cancer depends upon the kind of polyp. ...
Hyperplastic polyps and inflammatory polyps, in general, are not pre ...

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

Risk factors for colorectal cancer

... Inflammatory bowel disease is different from irritable ... and a special type of polyp
(called hamartoma ... this syndrome develop colon polyps which will ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... A personal history of colorectal cancer or adenomatous polyps; A personal
history of inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's ...

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