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A polyp is a small growth
of excess tissue that often grows on a stem or stalk on the inner surface of
the large intestine (colon). Most polyps do not contain cancer cells. But some
polyps can become cancerous over time.
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Arvydas D. Vanagunas, MD - Gastroenterology
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