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Colon Cancer

Discover of fatty tumor in colon



During a colonoscopy, I was told I have a fatty tumor and not to worry. They did a biopsy. How concerned should I be? There is no history of colon cancer in my family.


Lipomas are common findings and have no cancerous potential. I would not worry.

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Gregory S Cooper, MD Gregory S Cooper, MD
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University