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What is a Polypectomy?

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Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. for men as well as women. A polypectomy can be a powerful tool to help lower this rate by detecting and removing polyps before they become cancerous.   In this blog, Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony C. Borcich explains more about this procedure.   What is a polypectomy? This procedure allows your doctor to remove polyps from the inner lining of your colon (which is also called the large intestine). These abnormal growths are usually harmless and often cause […]

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