Signs and symptoms
posted by Nonie59
09 April 2024

Polyps found in colonoscopy

Last reply: 10 April 2024 11:39

I had 13 polyps found at my colonoscopy yesterday. I’m very worried they could be cancerous considering the amount found. Has anybody had a lot of polyps removed and found that they were benign?

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commented by Cancer Nurse
10 April 2024

10 April 2024 11:39

Dear Nonie59.

Thank you for posting your message on our online forum. I do hope you will hear from others who have had polyps seen on their colonoscopy.

While awaiting a response you may find this link helpful: Information of Polyps.

However, our cancer nurses would be happy to speak to you on our support line. We may be able to offer suggestions on getting support and/or counselling if you think it may help. 

You can phone us to discuss this further. Our phone number is 1800 200 700. We are all cancer nurses here Mon-Fri 9-5pm. 

Kind regards

Cancer Nurse

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