Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Elevated Colon Cancer Risk: Study

August 27, 2014 10:17 PM

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Doctors may be performing too many repeat colonoscopies on people who've had pre-cancerous polyps removed during an earlier colon cancer screening, according to a new study.

Majority of these patients have no greater risk of dying from colon cancer than the general public, the study added.

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