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Colon Cancer

Tubulovillous adenoma

05/13/2008

Question:

What is tubulovillous adenoma?

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness. A question similar to yours has been previously addressed by NetWellness expert Janet Rafferty, MD.  Her responses are listed below with links to the full question and answer:

1. A tubulovillous adenoma is a benign polyp; if not completely removed, it may degenerate into a cancerous polyp eventually.

2. Tubulovillous adenomas are pre-cancerous polyps.

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