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... with sigmoid polyp stage one. ... (1 replies)
Large polyp
Oct 13, 2006
... I'm a 52 year old woman, I had my first colonoscopy a few weeks ago. A large 4cm walnut shaped polyp with a thick stalk was found in the distal sigmoid, about 30cm from the anus. It was biopsied but was too large to remove during the colonoscopy. ... (9 replies)
Rectal Polyp
Jun 12, 2008
... I'm 53 and hesitate to respond about polyps, but.................I had a flex sig last year,done by an associate of my primary care doc (she's great, her associate who did the flex is not)..anyway, he told me that the flex was was 95% as effective in detecting colon cancer as colonoscopy and I was about to cancel the test, but since I had done the prep, I did the flex. What a... (4 replies)

... I went in to do the procedure the the radiologist found a 2.5 c.m polyp in my sigmoid colon. I am so scared! My doctor is sending me to a gastroenterologist for an appointment in order for me to have a colonscopy. I am so scared!!! ... (10 replies)
... Im new and this is my first time to post. my mother was diagnosed colon cancer last Sept. 2006 after her sigmoid polyp was removed. After 4 mos. or last Jan. ... (2 replies)
... Im new and this is my first time to post. my mother was diagnosed colon cancer last Sept. 2006 after her sigmoid polyp was removed. After 4 mos. or last Jan. ... (0 replies)
... Alot of polyps in the colon are of a benign nature. I have read conflicting reports but for some polyps it takes 5 to 10 years for a polyp to turn cancerous. I just went through a scare with my grandmother. She had lost over 20 lbs in a year and they did a colonoscopy and endoscopy. ... (10 replies)
Large polyp
Oct 15, 2006
... Cancer Dad, thanks so very much for clarifying this for me. Just so I know I am understanding this correct, transrectally removing the polyp means the same thing as removing it via colonoscopy except with different tools? ... (9 replies)
... I think my doc said it takes about 10 years for a polyp to grow and become a tumor. Though, I had a colonoscopy in 99 and they never saw my "polyp" which is now a t2 tumor...so that was six years. ... (10 replies)
... and size alone isn't going to tell you much. You can have a teeny tiny polyp that is malignant or a big ol' polyp that is cancer free. That's the hard part about that waiting time. ... (10 replies)
... Have they biopsied the polyp they found? ... (10 replies)
... 2.5 cm is relativley large but many are not found until they are much larger than that and completely obstruct the colon. My mother had CC in the desending colon not far from the sigmoid. She went to emergency because she was obstructed. Despite the large tumour and the emergency nature of her surgery she is doing fine now and it has been 10 years since then. I had a 3... (10 replies)
4 cm polyp
Mar 25, 2011
... one and I did the test. It came back positive, so they sent me for a colonoscopy. Well I just had that this week, and the doctor said he found a 4 cm mass in my sigmoid colon, and he says he is pretty sure it is cancerous. ... (1 replies)
... in the sigmoid and it was a tubular adenoma. ... (12 replies)
... When they found his cancerous polyp it was already 3 cm. ... (10 replies)
... Thank you for your kind words...I appreciate it. They didn't biopsy it but I hoping they will at the colonscopy. Is 2.5 c.m considered big for a polyp? Thanks Christina (10 replies)
4 cm polyp
Oct 22, 2011
... I wanted to ask how you made out. I am 45 female and just was told yesterday that I have a mass in my sigmoid colon. i am freaking out as well. I guess I will hear from my dr. this week. How did your prognosis turn out and surgery. ... (1 replies)
... It was a very small one and one the GI isn't concerned because of the light pink color and the small size (1mm-2mm) which was found in my sigmoid. I now have to wait a week for the biopsy. What r ur thoughts on the size? Btw-had a clean scope just 4 years ago. (12 replies)
... Hi Blue Nova: All depends on what type of cancer cells were found... some can be agressive, some can be very slow growing. They feared hemmorhage why??? Is she on blood thinners or Aspirin. If so, she should have been taken OFF them prior to the procedure anyhow. Also, how do they know what stage it is just by looking at it? :confused: I mean, they might just be... (1 replies)
... Amb: I am VERY SORRY. I hope my interpreting helps you, but I really am sorry it's NOT good news. I wish you and your Mom my prayers and good thoughts. Warm Regards, CancerDad :angel: (8 replies)




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