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Adenomatos polyp with focal malignant change

Hello everyone,

we got the result of dad's HISTOPATHOLOGY REPORT. Doctors are saying its a cancer. I am not good in medical activities. I am very shocked when i heard cancer. Could anyone please suggest me what type of cancer it is ? and can it be recover it fully ? what precautions should i continue.

Here are the exact report copy,

Clnical history : Colonic polyp

Specimen : Endoscopic biopsy

Gross Examination : Single globular piece of tissue 0.8 cm.

Microscopic examination :
Sections reveal adenomatous colonic polyp showing surface ulceration. Underlying subepithelium showing cystically dilated & tortuous glands amongst severely inflamed oedematos stroma. Few of the glands show cytological features of malignancy, however basement membrane invasion is not noted in the section studied.

IMPRESSION : Adenomatos polyp with focal malignant change.

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replied June 2nd, 2008
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Colon polyps are fleshy growths that occur on the inside (the lining) of the large intestine (the colon). They are extremely common, and their incidence increases as individuals get older.
75% of all colon polyps are adenomatous polyps (polyps that become cancerous are called adenomatous polyps or adenomas).
The cancer cell haven't crossed the basement membrane, so, it means the cancer hasn't spread.
Polyp excision (this depends of the type, size and number of polyps) will result in cancer free condition. People with a adenomatous polyp have double risk of colon cancer.

Was colonoscopy done for screening purpose or you father was experiencing some symptoms?
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