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Colon polyp: Colon polyp refers to a growth in the large intestine that may or may not be cancerous. See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Colon polyp, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Most types of colorectal cancer begin with polyps (or grape-like growths on the... (Source: excerpt from Colorectal Cancer: NWHIC)
Polyps are benign growths on the inner wall of the colon... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Colon and Rectum: NCI)
Adenomatous colon polyps are considered to be precursor lesions of colon cancer.
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Medical Conditions associated with Colon polyp:
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