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    What does a cancerous polyp mean?

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    Husband had jusy had 2 poplys removed, 1 of which is 25% cancerous. What does this mean?
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  • Bowel Cancer Australia is the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and care for everyone affected by bowel cancer. We … View Profile

    Thank you for your enquiry.

     

    Due to the detailed nature of your questions they are quite difficult to answer in an online forum.

     

    If you'd like to send your questions through to Bowel Cancer Australia's Bowel Care Advisory Services team, one of our friendly Bowel Care Nurses would be very happy to get in contact with you to provide an individual response and advice.

     

    You can send your questions to us using the web form available at http://www.bowelcanceraustralia.org/nurse

     

    In the meantime, you will find further information about polyps on the Bowel Cancer Australia website at https://www.bowelcanceraustralia.org/what-is-bowel-cancer

     

    We look forward to receiving your questions and to offering you some tailored advice.

     

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    Dr Guang Chen

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    Dr Guang Chen is a proud Chinese Australian gastroenterologist and hepatologist practising in Western Sydney. He then completed his post-graduate training in internal medicine, gastroenterology … View Profile

    The description of polyps is a very technical area. We normally talk about the degree of cell abnormality and depth of which this occurs. A polyp is "cancerous" if it has sufficiently abnormal cells that have invaded to a certain level of the bowel lining. With modern techniques in polyp removal, many of these polyps will not require additional treatment. If you are concerned, I would discuss this with your specialist.

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    Bowel Cancer Australia is the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and care for everyone affected by bowel cancer. We … View Profile

    Thank you for your enquiry.

    Due to the detailed nature of your questions they are quite difficult to answer in an online forum.

    If you'd like to send your questions through to Bowel Cancer Australia's Bowel Care Advisory Services team, one of our friendly Bowel Care Nurses would be very happy to get in contact with you to provide an individual response and advice.

    You can send your questions to us using the web form available at http://www.bowelcanceraustralia.org/nurse


    We look forward to receiving your questions and to offering you some tailored advice.

    Kind Regards,
    The team at Bowel Cancer Australia
    www.bowelcanceraustralia.org


    Please Note: The information provided by Bowel Cancer Australia’s Nurse and Nutritionist Advisory Services is intended for Australian residents as a reference guide only. It is not a substitute for independent professional advice and is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or disorder.

    If you believe your symptoms are consistent with those of bowel cancer or a digestive illness, please consult your doctor.

    Bowel Cancer Australia, its directors, officers or medical professionals shall not be liable to any person, company or any other body for any loss, direct or indirect or consequential on whatsoever account for any omission or negligent misstatement.

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