Though often benign, villous adenomas can become cancerous, and removing them can alleviate this risk, according to the Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology. Surgery removes larger adenomas that ga... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

The difference between tubular and villous adenomas is the growth pattern of the polyp, which means that each type has differing growth shapes and looks different under a microscope, as the American Cancer Society detail... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A tubular adenoma is a polyp that develops in the colon or rectum, according to the Colon Cancer Alliance. Tubular adenomas can lead to colon cancer if left untreated, but the polyps tend to grow slowly and can often be ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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