Follow-up linked to lower colon cancer risk in people with polyps

German researchers assessed more than 400 people with polyps and found that incomplete polyp removal and lack of a follow-up colonoscopy within five years after detection were tied to increased risk of colorectal cancer. The study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that larger polyps were not tied to higher odds of developing colorectal cancer. HealthDay News (8/23)

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