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March 22, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Mayo researchers identify characteristics of colon polyps most likely to progress to cancer

By Nicole Ferrara Nicole Ferrara (@nicoleferrara)

Researchers at Mayo Clinic are closer to answering the question, why does one colon polyp transform to cancer while another seemingly identical polyp does not? A colon polyp is a small clump of cells that forms on the lining of the colon. While most colon polyps are harmless some can develop into colon cancer, which […]

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Tags: biobank, cancer, colon cancer, DNA, Lisa Boardman, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center


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