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A uterine polyp is a tissue growth that develops on the inner lining of the uterine wall and travels into the uterine cavity, explains Mayo Clinic. The growths are caused by excess production of the cells that reside in ... More »

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According to the Mayo Clinic, uterine polyps are often non-cancerous, or benign. Also known as endometrial polyps, uterine polyps are growths on the inner wall of the uterus that extend into the uterine cavity. They are ... More »

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Uterine polyps are either benign, precancerous or cancerous, and benign uterine polyps do not always become cancerous, according to Mayo Clinic. A woman can have a single polyp or several polyps ranging in size from a fe... More »

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Colon polyps are growths on the inner lining of the colon composed of abnormal cells caused by a genetic mutation, explains MedicineNet. Some of the risk factors of polyps include age, inflammatory intestinal disease, to... More »

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Esophageal polyps are abnormal growths containing tissue and cells that occur on the inside of the esophagus, as noted by WebMD. They can be cancerous but, more often than not, are benign. Since the esophagus is located ... More »

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Uterine polyps are either benign, precancerous or cancerous, and benign uterine polyps do not always become cancerous, according to Mayo Clinic. A woman can have a single polyp or several polyps ranging in size from a fe... More »

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