It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Cancer: Bowel Message Board

  • 29y 60mm polyp

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 05-09-2011, 02:36 PM   #1
    FGinLondon's Avatar
    Join Date: May 2011
    Location: UK
    Posts: 2
    FGinLondon HB User
    29y 60mm polyp

    I'm 29y old and in good health. recently during a colonoscopy they found a 60mm polyp in my right side large bowel. It was even more of a surprise that 18 months ago I had a clear colonoscopy.

    Since then I had my right side bowel removed. The cancer (adenocarcinoma) didn't spread (almost did...) through the intestin wall which sounded like a miracle.

    I'm being tested for HNPCC.

    Has anybody else experienced very fast growing polyps that turns so quickly into cancer? Polyps I can read about are usually between 5 to 40mm.

    I understand standard practice would suggest another colonoscopy in 1 year from now, but if a polyp can reach 60mm in 18 months I'm wondering what size it could reach in 12 months...

    Any experience on this topic would be greatly appreciated :-)

    Sponsors Lightbulb
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Colonoscopy-polyp Ashley9045 Cancer: Colon 4 03-07-2011 05:36 PM
    please help 28yo sister had cancerous polyp removed starshine1210 Cancer: Colon 2 09-10-2010 07:16 AM
    Does benign polyp mean benign?? georgie1223 Cancer: Colon 7 08-29-2009 04:17 AM
    how long b/4 a polyp becomes cancer sammi2 Cancer: Colon 4 11-13-2007 05:48 AM
    Large polyp grechen Cancer: Colon 9 10-15-2006 07:06 PM
    Question about polyp relyt Cancer: Colon 1 10-10-2006 02:45 PM
    Colon Polyp dma11663 Cancer: Colon 6 07-20-2006 02:13 PM
    polyp vs. colon cancer jeffreys mom Cancer: Colon 6 07-23-2005 08:39 AM
    Colonoscopy After 7 years with a polyp sivad Cancer: Colon 2 03-10-2005 08:41 PM
    Polyp question Mom22greatkids Cancer: Colon 6 01-08-2005 09:13 PM

    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off

    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:45 AM.

    © 2020 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!