How Often Are Uterine Polyps Cancerous?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 28, 2020 2:45:25 AM ET
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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 caused by an overgrowth of cells within the uterine lining.