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Gastroenterologist Dr. Pratima Dibba on polyps’ relationship to colorectal cancer

According to Pratima Dibba, MD, a gastroenterologist at Medical Offices of Manhattan, having a colon polyp is both bad and good news. The bad news? It indicates that a little clump of cells that shouldn’t be there has developed on the colon’s lining. What is the good news? A colonoscopy allows doctors to safely and fully remove the polyp before it has a chance to develop into cancer. Dr. Dibba goes into detail on the third-most-common cancer diagnosed in men and women in the United States. Read more here.