Polyp Removal Doesn’t Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

August 27, 2014 10:01 PM

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WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors may be performing too many repeat colonoscopies on people who've had pre-cancerous polyps removed during an earlier colon cancer screening, a new Norwegian study suggests.

Many of these patients have no greater risk of dying from colon cancer than the general public, the researchers determined.

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