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Colon – Hyperplastic polyp

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for hyperplastic polyp of the colon. by Shaheed Hakim, MD FRCPC, reviewed on May 30, 2019 Quick facts: A hyperplastic polyp is a non-cancerous growth in the colon and rectum. Hyperplastic polyps are very common and they can occur anywhere in the colon or …
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Colon – Adenocarcinoma

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for adenocarcinoma of the colon. by Ipshita Kak MD FRCPC, reviewed on April 25, 2019 Quick facts: Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of colon cancer. Adenocarcinoma can start anywhere in the colon. Your pathology report will include important information such as the tumour grade …
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Colon – Tubular adenoma

by Ipshita Kak, MD FRCPC, updated on May 14, 2019 Quick facts: A tubular adenoma is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the cells that line the inside of the colon. Tubular adenomas are a common type of polyp in the colon. Large tubular adenomas and those with high grade dysplasia are associated with an increased risk …
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Colon – Sessile serrated polyp

by David Driman, MBChB FRCPC, updated on May 17, 2018 Quick facts: A sessile serrated polyp is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the cells that line the inside of the colon. It is also called a sessile serrated adenoma. All sessile serrated polyps are associated with an increased risk of cancer. The normal colon …
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Colon – Sessile serrated adenoma

by David Driman, MBChB FRCPC, updated on May 17, 2018 Quick facts: A sessile serrated adenoma is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the cells that line the inside of the colon. Sessile serrated adenoma is a type of polyp. Another name for sessile serrated adenoma is sessile serrated polyp. All sessile serrated adenomas are associated with …
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Colon – Villous adenoma

by Ipshita Kak, MD FRCPC, updated on May 15, 2019 Quick facts: A villous adenoma is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the cells that line the inside of the colon. Villous adenomas are a common type of polyp in the colon. Large villous adenomas and those with high grade dysplasia are associated with an increased risk …
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Colon – Tubulovillous adenoma

by Ipshita Kak, MD FRCPC, updated on May 16, 2019 Quick facts: A tubulovillous adenoma is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the cells that line the inside of the colon. Tubular adenomas are a common type of polyp in the colon. Large tubulovillous adenomas and those with high grade dysplasia are associated with an increased risk …
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Colon – Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour

by Ipshita Kak MD FRCPC, updated on September 20, 2019 Quick facts: A well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour is a type of cancer that develops from specialized neuroendocrine cells in the colon. This tumour can develop anywhere along the length of the colon. In this article you will learn about: The normal colon Neuroendocrine cells What …
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Colon – Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma of the colon. by Ipshita Kak MD FRCPC, updated on June 4, 2020 Quick facts: Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma is a type of cancer that develops from neuroendocrine cells in the colon. Neuroendocrine carcinoma is divided into two groups …
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